Shelbie’s mother, Carie Zapletal, went missing nearly nine months ago, and she believes her stepfather, Ed, and possibly his daughter, Lauren, had something to do with her disappearance. Ed says his missing wife has been seen around town multiple times and says he believes she is alive and will return home soon. Carie’s daughter, Shelbie, says she is tired of Ed and his daughter, Lauren, lying and wants Ed to admit the truth about her mom’s disappearance. Dr. Phil questions Lauren about something she said in her interview before the show..