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Dave Vitalli fixes families. Struggling parents call him when they need to rein in teens who are causing family dysfunction. He believes in the cliche that ``the apple doesn't fall far from the tree,'' so he scrutinizes parents as much as kids in his search for the truth needed to set them on a successful course. In various cities, the counselor works to help families deal with tricky issues -- ranging from addiction to abuse or abandonment. Vitalli uses surprising and controversial tactics -- like lie detectors and drug-sniffing dogs -- to determine problems' origins, then he helps people get a fresh start. A survivor of abuse himself, Vitalli is familiar with counseling families on TV; he has done it on more than 200 episodes of the talk show ``Maury.''
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Language: English Release Date: 05 July 2014 Genres: Reality Theme: Rescue, Discovery, Growing up Time Period: 2010s

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Thin Line Between Love and Hate

Dave meets a single mom at war with her angry teen daughter and a fiancé who has had enough.

Sat, July 26 2014 10:00PM EDT
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