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Mystery and Murder: Analysis by Dr. Phil

Dr. Phil McGraw takes an in-depth look at true crime cases, mysteries and provides his in-depth analysis.

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This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

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S10E1: Devious Doctor: The Life and Lies of Dr. Martin MacNeill

When Gypsy Willis met Dr. Martin MacNeill, she never dreamed their affair would turn into a nightmare filled with lies and murder. “Devious Doctor: The Life and Lies of Dr. Martin MacNeill,” is a new series from “Mystery and Murder: Analysis by Dr. Phil.” See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

42mins

23 Apr 2020

Rank #1

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S4E4: Into Thin Air: The Mysterious Disappearance Of Kyron Horman | Mystery and Murder: Analysis By Dr. Phil

Seven-year-old Kyron Horman without a trace after his school science fair nine years ago. His parents, Kane and Desiree say they believe Kyron’s stepmother, Terri, knows what happened to him, but Terri denies having any knowledge of Kyron’s whereabouts.  In episode 4 of “Into Thin Air: The Mysterious Disappearance of Kyron Horman,” Dr. Phil reviews grand jury official testimonies, and explores new revelations into the ground search efforts for Kyron in the days and weeks after he disappeared. Plus, did lawsuits filed by both Kane and Desiree ultimately change the direction of the investigation into their son’s disappearance? For more information: https://www.drphilpodcasts.com/ See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

54mins

26 Sep 2019

Rank #2

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S5E1: The Devil Beside Me: The Chris Watts Story | Mystery and Murder: Analysis by Dr. Phil

Shan’ann Watts, a pregnant mother of two little girls, was strangled to death by her husband, Chris Watts, in August 2018, before he smothered their children. Months later, Chris allegedly made a horrifying jailhouse confession, detailing the murders to Colorado authorities. Hear the details of that confession on “The Devil Beside Me: The Chris Watts Story - Husband, Father, Killer” on a brand new “Mystery and Murder: Analysis by Dr. Phil” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

59mins

17 Oct 2019

Rank #3

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S2E1: Mansion of Secrets: The Mysterious Death of Rebecca Zahau: Analysis by Dr. Phil

In 2011, the glamorous Spreckels Mansion in Southern California was witness to not just one but two grisly deaths — just days apart. When a beautiful young woman is found hanging nude from the mansion’s balcony, police rule it a suicide. Police say a tragedy days before triggered Rebecca Zahau to take her own life, but her loved ones claim suspicious evidence led to foul play.   See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

58mins

6 Jun 2019

Rank #4

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S1E1: The Killer Thorn of Gypsy Rose: Analysis of Murder by Dr. Phil

Dr. Phil psychoanalyzes one of the most bizarre murder mysteries in modern times. In this episode, it's 2015, Dee Dee Blancharde has been stabbed to death in a vampire-like attack. Her thought to be seriously ill and disabled daughter Gypsy Rose is missing, and police believe the killer kidnapped the young woman. A nationwide manhunt is underway to find Gypsy Rose before it’s too late. For more: http://killerthornofgypsyrose.com See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 10mins

25 Apr 2019

Rank #5

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S9E1: A Mother’s Secret: The Lori Vallow Story

Dr. Phil looks into the September 2019 disappearance of Tylee Ryan, 17, and 7-year-old brother, Joshua “JJ” Vallow, and what their mother, Lori Vallow and her new husband, Chad Daybell, might know in part one of his podcast: “A Mother’s Secret: The Lori Vallow Story” - Mystery and Murder: Analysis by Dr. Phil.” See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 1min

19 Mar 2020

Rank #6

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S10E4: Devious Doctor: The Life And Lies Of Dr. Martin Macneill

Dr. Martin McNeill was in prison for attempting to steal his own daughter’s identity for his mistress, Gypsy, when the investigation into his wife, Michele’s, 2007 death by drowning was reopened by authorities in Utah. In the conclusion of the podcast series “Devious Dr.: The Life And Lies Of Dr. Martin Macneill,” Mystery And Murder: Analysis By Dr. Phil, Dr. Phil examines events from the doctor’s trial. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

46mins

14 May 2020

Rank #7

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S7E1: Twisted Love: Bringing A Murderer To Justice

Twisted Love: Bringing A Murderer To Justice, a new podcast from Mystery and Murder: Analysis by Dr Phil, is a behind-the-scenes look at the disappearance of Michelle Warner. Dr. Phil’s exclusive interview with ex-boyfriend Mark Castellano, turns into a chilling game of cat and mouse. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

46mins

9 Jan 2020

Rank #8

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S6E1: A Family Slaughtered For Teen Love | Mystery and Murder: Analysis by Dr. Phil

Intruders killed three members of the Caffey family in a brutal assault. Terry, the father, barely survived and his daughter Erin was believed to be kidnapped. One of those intruders was Charlie Wilkinson, Erin’s boyfriend. It was a tragedy of epic proportions. Terry tells his story and how he escaped from the house. The Caffey’s story is featured in the podcast series, A Family Slaughtered For Teen Love – Mystery and Murder: Analysis by Dr. Phil See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr

5 Dec 2019

Rank #9

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S10E3: Devious Doctor: The Life and Lies of Dr. Martin MacNeill

In episode three, we're diving deeper into our analysis on Martin MacNeill. We're looking at Martin's manipulation tactics, fraudulent documents, and the trauma caused by his abandonment. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

45mins

7 May 2020

Rank #10

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S10E2: Devious Doctor: The Life and Lies of Dr. Martin MacNeill

In episode 2 of “Devious Doctor: The Life and Lies of Dr. Martin MacNeill," "Mystery and Murder: Analysis by Dr. Phil,” the mistress, Gypsy Willis, speaks out. Hear what she has to say about MacNeill – and their affair. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

46mins

30 Apr 2020

Rank #11

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S2E2: Mansion of Secrets: The Mysterious Death of Rebecca Zahau - Analysis by Dr. Phil

In the early morning hours of July 13, 2011, Adam Shacknai calls 911 and reports “I got a girl, hung herself”. That “girl” was his brother’s girlfriend, Rebecca Zahau. Adam Shacknai was reportedly alone with Rebecca at the Spreckels Mansion property on the night she died and was the last person to see her alive. What does he say happened in her final hours? Plus, a scream in the night. What one neighbor says she heard, and why Rebecca’s family say they believe that cry came from Rebecca. This is episode 2 of Mansion of Secrets the Mysterious Death of Rebecca Zahau. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

53mins

13 Jun 2019

Rank #12

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S4E5: Into Thin Air: The Mysterious Disappearance of Kyron Horman | Mystery and Murder: Analysis By Dr. Phil

When 7-year-old Kyron Horman vanished without a trace after a school science fair in 2010, authorities in Portland launched what was later determined to be one of the most expensive missing person cases in Oregon’s history. Nearly a decade later, Kyron is still missing and the questions remain: what happened to the boy and is there any chance he might still be alive? In the fifth and final chapter of Into Thin Air: The Mysterious Disappearance of Kyron Horman, “Mystery and Murder: Analysis By Dr. Phil,” learn why Kyron’s parents, Kane Horman and Desiree Young both say they’ve never given up hope. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 6mins

3 Oct 2019

Rank #13

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S5E4: The Devil Beside Me: The Chris Watts Story - Husband, Father, Killer

Convicted Colorado killer Chris Watts is currently serving out consecutive life sentences for the August 2018 murders of his pregnant wife, Shan’ann, daughters, Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3. Charged with nine counts, Watts pleaded guilty in a deal to ensure he would not face the death penalty. But did Watts commit a crime of passion, or were the murders premeditated? What additional evidence have investigators found? Episode 4 of “The Devil Beside Me: The Chris Watts story - Husband, Father, Killer” Mystery and Murder: Analysis by Dr. Phil. For more: https://www.drphilpodcasts.com/ See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 4mins

7 Nov 2019

Rank #14

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S3E1: Beautiful Victim Or Killer Wife? Mystery And Murder: Analysis by Dr. Phil

Young newlywed Josh Hilberling plunged to his death after police say a push from his new bride during an argument caused him to fall from the 25th floor window of their apartment building. Amber Hilberling was seven months pregnant at the time of her husband's death. She says it was an accident but was arrested and put on trial for murder. Was it self-defense? Or something more sinister? See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

45mins

25 Jul 2019

Rank #15

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S1E2: The Killer Thorn of Gypsy Rose: Analysis of Murder by Dr. Phil

Police issue a nationwide, all-points bulletin for the safe return of Gypsy Rose Blancharde, believed to be kidnapped by her mother’s killer. Police use advanced technology to trace her whereabouts and find her hiding in a closet 700 miles from her home. What happens next will shock everyone beyond belief. For more: http://killerthornofgypsyrose.com See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 15mins

2 May 2019

Rank #16

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S1E3: The Killer Thorn of Gypsy Rose: Analysis of Murder by Dr. Phil

Dr. Phil speaks to Gypsy Rose Blancharde in her very first exclusive interview from prison. She admits to planning her mother’s brutal murder and tells Dr. Phil she asked her boyfriend, who thinks he is a 500 year old vampire, to kill her mother. She reveals that her mentally ill mother convinced her that she was paralyzed and was forced to undergo dozens of surgeries she didn’t need. Dr. Phil analyzes the rare mental illness that drove Dee Dee Blancharde to abuse her daughter at the point of a surgeon’s scalpel. For more: http://killerthornofgypsyrose.com See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 20mins

9 May 2019

Rank #17

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S3E2: Beautiful Victim or Killer Wife? Mystery and Murder: Analysis by Dr. Phil

Josh Hilberling, a 23-year-old newlywed, fell to his death from the 25th floor window of his apartment. His 19-year-old pregnant wife, Amber Hilberling, who said the fall was an accident, was arrested and put on trial for murder. The story of the young, picture-perfect couple rapidly went from local news to grabbing national headlines. This is the second episode of Beautiful Victim or Killer Wife? Mystery and Murder: Analysis by Dr. Phil . See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

54mins

1 Aug 2019

Rank #18

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S9E2: A Mother’s Secret – The Lori Vallow Story

In episode two of A Mother’s Secret – The Lori Vallow Story, Dr. Phil hears from the grandparents of the missing children and analyzes the signs of pathological liars, parents who allegedly kill, and the importance of autopsies. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

53mins

26 Mar 2020

Rank #19

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S1E5: The Killer Thorn of Gypsy Rose: Analysis of Murder by Dr Phil

Dr. Phil continues his exclusive interview with Gypsy Rose Blanchard from prison. She tells him about how her bumbling mistakes led to the swift capture of her and her boyfriend. Dr. Phil analyzes her psyche; what led her to murder her mother, and how she went from one abusive relationship to another. Gypsy reveals what she thinks about her vampire ex-boyfriend now and what she did to get final justice for her mother.  For more: http://killerthornofgypsyrose.com See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 26mins

23 May 2019

Rank #20