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Dr. Phil 

Talk show in which Dr. Phil McGraw invites guests to confront their problems.
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Airs Mon. Aug. 19, 6:00 AM on OWN

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Cast

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Phil McGraw ...  Himself - Host / ... 2,305 episodes, 2002-2020
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Storyline

Dr. Phillip C. McGraw's show draws on his 25 years of experience in psychology, sociology and observation. Beginning his TV career as the resident expert on human behavior on Oprah Winfrey's daily talk show, Dr. Phil continues to deal with real issues in his blunt style. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Talk-Show

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 August 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Stereo

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Color
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The series was originally created in Standard Definition. It was not until Season 7 that it went to High Definition. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Milf (2010) See more »

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Why is Dr. Phil so anti-men? Is he a puppet for the feminist culture?
2 May 2006 | by WWu777See all my reviews

On the hit show Dr. Phil, popular with US women but disliked by men, the woman's side is always taken. The bias is unmistakable, and understandable since their target audience is predominantly feminist females. But even worse, for some reason, they always bring on stupid men rather than intelligent ones, to use as punching bags for Dr. Phil and his feminist politically correct audience. For instance, when Dr. Phil does relationship counseling for couples, he usually lectures the male partner on what he's doing wrong, who in turn is incapable of defending himself. Instead, the stupid male guinea pig can only say regarding his alleged insensitive behavior "That's just the way I am. I can't help it." which provides a perfect target for Dr. Phil's preaching to the choir about how men "just don't get it". Obviously the show is screened and rigged this way to appease its female audience. For instance, they would never bring on someone like me who might out-debate Dr. Phil and make him look bad. This all perpetuates the feminist stereotype that men are stupid and wrong, and need to be educated, while women are innocent victims who can do no wrong.


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