Season 1, Episode 1 The First Show

First Aired: September 16, 2002

From 2002: In the series' inaugural episode, Dr. Phil counsels a stressed-out single mother whose behavior is upsetting her family. In an updated segment, he looks back at the advice he gave her.

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  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: The life strategist offers advice on a wide range of topics, including marital, financial and self-image issues. Phil McGraw began his own show after he became a popular recurring guest on `The Oprah Winfrey Show.' (more)

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