Carol is a genuine Dr. Phil superfan who says she has been collecting books, photos, merchandise, and memorabilia for years. Many Dr. Phil staff and crew also consider Carol to be the original superfan because she’s been attending tapings of the program since season 1.

“I believe in what you do,” she tells Dr. Phil. “And I love the way you handle people.”

Learn more about Dr. Phil’s original superfan in the video above. And later, you won’t believe how far some other superfans have taken their devotion to Dr. Phil!

Watch more from Tuesday’s episode here.

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