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So disappointed with Dr Phil

So disappointed with Dr Phil

Old 04-17-2014, 02:01 PM
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I stopped watching a long time ago when he was working with that family all season, the one with the pregnant teen. It seems so invasive to watch a family basically coming apart. It seems like all there is on TV anymore are people who've boarded a crazy train. It's not entertainment for me.

And it sounds like Dr Phil and Dr Oz are both into the promoting these days
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Old 04-17-2014, 05:15 PM
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Yep, I noticed that. Son and now wife too. Oh well, flip channels often and don't watch him daily anyway.
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Old 04-17-2014, 08:09 PM
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I usually don't watch any of those shows, but the other day I was busy and just didn't get around to change the channel, and had the same thought! Talk about self promotion! $$$$$$$ is the name of his game!
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Old 04-17-2014, 09:08 PM
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I agree with your comments. At one time I was a die hard fan and would never ever have missed a show. The show was taped every day just in case something happened that I didn't make it home in time to watch it. However, I stopped watching it when he became the pitch man for all the family businesses and those businesses seemed to become more important than the content of his show.

Why do you think Robbin goes to work with him for every tapping and why do they make such a big deal of leaving the show together?
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Old 04-18-2014, 12:52 AM
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I use to enjoy taking a break with a cup of tea and watching Dr. Phil. I started losing interest when his show became a Jerry Springer spin off but now with all the family promotion-his wife's new skin line- I turned him off.
Was wondering if others felt the same. I see you do. It's sad they have to do this.
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Old 04-18-2014, 02:47 AM
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shows like this and reality shows are the reason that I downgraded my cable service to just internet and basic local channels I was tired of paying big bill every month to watch nothing on tv I have Sirius radio that I have on most of the day,I never did like dr phil or dr oz even when oprah was promoting them, now I see one of the drs is promoting a skin care line I don't watch the drs anymore either I like to watch judge judy sometimes
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Old 04-18-2014, 02:52 AM
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As my husband quips..."buy my books and tapes!". Makes me giggle every time!

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Old 04-18-2014, 03:29 AM
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I used to really like to watch him, but now he's turned me off. I don't understand why he has to use off colored words. This is how children learn bad words.. They hear them on tv. Also I'm tired of Robyn's make up and lip gloss and her thing for domestic abuse. Who really believes that she "discovered" some sort of product?
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Old 04-18-2014, 03:37 AM
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I have never watched any of those shows. Just a bunch of hype & it is all about money.
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Old 04-18-2014, 03:41 AM
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I was reading some of these comments to my husband, especially the one about them walking out together. He said it sounded like "Jim and Tammy Faye" all over again.
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