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          That's Rude!

          October 10, 2003

          From bad table manners to public spitting, Dr. Phil is determined to bring an end to the rudeness epidemic.

          Caught on Tape
          Actor Bob Perlow hits the streets to see just how rude people can be. He then turns the tables and becomes the one who’s rude. How do people react to his inconsiderate behavior?

          Rudeness revealed

          A Rude Marriage
          Jennifer can’t stand her husband Ed’s bad table manners; he is fed up with how she treats service people. Can this couple curb their rude behavior?


          Can this rude couple be reformed?

          Addicted to a Cell Phone
          Patty answers her phone at the dinner table, in supermarkets, even at weddings and funerals. Her friends are frustrated with her rude behavior, but Patty doesn’t see what she’s doing wrong.


          Can Dr. Phil help this cell phone addict?


          Did Jennifer, Ed and Patty take Dr. Phil’s advice?

          A Public Spitter
          Ken spits his chewing tobacco in flower pots, in water bottles and in napkins at restaurants. His wife Jill can’t take it anymore, but Ken doesn’t think that his habit is rude. Can Dr. Phil show him that it is?

          Will Ken stop spitting?

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          Know a “Bad Bride”?

          Are you a bridesmaid under pressure to look “perfect?” Is the bride demanding that all her bridesmaids lose weight and get into shape before the big day?

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          Know Someone Refusing to Act Their Age?

          Is your son or daughter a moocher and refusing to grow up? Is your loved one having a midlife crisis or wearing inappropriate clothing?

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          At War with Mom?

          Do you feel she is your worst enemy? Can you not believe you are related to someone you dislike so much?

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          Is a Narcissist Ruining Your Life?

          Do you suspect your partner/ family member to be a narcissist? Do they behave in a way that leaves you confused, distressed and fearful?

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          Fighting Over A Family-Run Business?

          Are you part owner in a family business and feel like you don’t get your fair share of profits?

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          Check out the mental health treatment programs that have assisted Dr. Phil guests.

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