Oprah's Lifeclass Episodes

2011, TV Show

Oprah's Lifeclass Season 1 episodes

Oprah's All-Time Favorite Lesson Season 1, Episode 25

Oprah uses examples from her show to show how people can find resources within themselves to change their lives for the better. read more

Oprah's Lifeclass Field Trip - Newton's Third Law Season 1, Episode 24

Oprah explores Sir Isaac Newton's third law of motion (for every action there's an equal and opposite reaction) and how it relates to daily life, in a visit to Chicago's Museum of Science. read more

A Mother's Deadly Mistake - The Ultimate Lesson Season 1, Episode 23

Oprah offers advice to busy moms (and others): Slow down! The program she uses as an example: 2008's "An Overwhelmed Mom's Deadly Mistake," which featured an Ohio school administrator who left her toddler in her car on a hot summer day in 2007. read more

The Mom Who Shopped Her Family Broke Season 1, Episode 22

Oprah explores personal financial responsibility as she recalls an October 2007 show that featured a case history and money advice from Suze Orman. read more

A Suburban Mother's Nightmare - What We Learned Season 1, Episode 21

Oprah shares stories of pain and heartache, and offers insight into life lessons they can teach read more

Joy Rising - Princess for a Day and Our Best Dream Come True Moments Season 1, Episode 20

Oprah recalls a 2003 show in which she saluted a nanny-housekeeper and crowned her "Princess for a Day." Five years later, Oprah and Nate Berkus helped the woman again after she lost her home to Hurricane Katrina. read more

Oprah and Gayle Go Back in Time Season 1, Episode 19

Facing fears and leaving comfort zones behind are the topics. Included: Oprah and Gayle go back to the 17th century (and Colonial Williamsburg) in a 2004 show. read more

Director James Cameron and Author Toni Morrison Season 1, Episode 18

Oprah explores the concept of validation in a 2000 interview with author Toni Morrison, who asked: "When your child walks in the room, does your face light up?" Also: Director James Cameron discusses the spirituality in "Avatar" in a 2010 interview. read more

Overcoming the Worst Day of Your Life Season 1, Episode 17

Overcoming adversity and lessons learned from the pain of others are explored as Oprah recalls her interview with Merced, Cal., veterinarian Christine McFadden, whose four children were murdered by an ex-husband in 2002. read more

Best Lifesaving Lessons Season 1, Episode 16

Oprah discusses intuition, and how it can make life easier. read more

Australia and the Mariah Carey Moment Season 1, Episode 15

Oprah recalls announcing to the studio audience for the Season 25 opener in September 2010 that she was taking them all to Australia. (The trip took place in December 2010.) read more

Faith the Two-Legged Dog Season 1, Episode 14

Oprah explores lessons that animals can teach people as she recalls a 2006 show featuring Faith, the walking dog. Faith was deformed at birth, with only three legs, one of which atrophied and was amputated, yet she learned to walk on her hind legs. read more

Dr. Phil's Best Marriage Advice Season 1, Episode 13

Problems in relationships are explored as Oprah revisits conversations with Maya Angelou and Dina McGreevey, the ex-wife of former New Jersey governor James McGreevey, who resigned his office after admitting to an affair with another man. Oprah also recalls teaming up with Dr. Phil McGraw to help an engaged couple deal with the mistrust and infidelity that burdened their relationship. read more

5 Sisters with 500 Grudges - The Update Season 1, Episode 12

Oprah recalls confrontational segments in her show's early years. read more

Actress Tracey Gold and the Cops Who Saved Jaycee Dugard Season 1, Episode 11

Oprah recalls a 2009 interview with Lisa Campbell and Allison Jacobs of the University of California, Berkeley, police department, who were instrumental in cracking the Jaycee Dugard kidnapping case. Also: a segment on Tracey Gold. read more

Behind the Scenes of the Flash Mob Season 1, Episode 10

Oprah discusses how the 20,000-person flash-mob dance on Chicago's Magnificent Mile that kicked off her 24th season in 2009 inspired her "Joy Rising Fridays." Also: Oprah's "Christmas Kindness" trip to South Africa in 2002; and segments featuring Stevie Wonder and Tom Cruise. read more

Paula Deen's Rise to the Top Season 1, Episode 9

Responsibility is explored in interviews with chef Paula Deen and neuroscientist Jill Bolte Taylor. read more

Skinheads Then and Now Season 1, Episode 8

Oprah recalls guests on her show who learned from mistakes they had made. read more

Aging Well With Cybill Shepherd, Bo Derek and Beverly Johnson Season 1, Episode 7

Cybill Shepherd, Bo Derek, Ali MacGraw, Jamie Lee Curtis and Beverly Johnson discuss growing older in the public eye. read more

How Lady Gaga Found Her Calling Season 1, Episode 6

Oprah explores how Lady Gaga achieved success following a setback. read more

The Famous Car Giveaway Season 1, Episode 5

Oprah recalls the 19th-season opener of her daytime talk show (Sept. 13, 2004). The highlight: She gave a new car to all 276 people in her studio audience. read more

Ellen Comes Out Season 1, Episode 4

Oprah recalls the 1997 show in which Ellen DeGeneres discussed her disclosure that she's a lesbian, and the intense viewer reaction to it. read more

Jim Carrey, J.K. Rowling and Ralph Lauren Season 1, Episode 3

Self-confidence is explored in "Oprah Winfrey Show" interviews with Jim Carrey, J.K. Rowling and Ralph Lauren. read more

Author Terry McMillan and her Gay Ex-Husband Season 1, Episode 2

Oprah explores anger, using as an example a September 2010 show featuring author Terry McMillan ("How Stella Got Her Groove Back") and her former husband, Jonathan Plummer. They divorced after he disclosed he was gay in 2004, and she later sued him. read more

The Fat Wagon and the False Power of Ego Season 1, Episode 1

Oprah shares life lessons, with examples taken from her 1986-2011 daytime talk show. The topic in the series opener: ego, illustrated in a 1988 show in which she exulted in losing weight by wheeling a wagon loaded with animal fat onto the set. It was her highest-rated show ever, but her weight has fluctuated since. read more

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Premiered: October 10, 2011, on OWN
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Premise: Oprah shares life lessons, with examples taken from her 1986-2011 daytime talk show.


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