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The Oprah Winfrey Show 

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Oprah Winfrey hosts a live audience talk-show with celebrity guests and discusses daily stories.
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Oprah Winfrey ...  Herself - Hostess / ... 722 episodes, 1986-2011
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Chicago-based daytime talk-show host Oprah Winfrey invites a guest panel to discuss a topic, in front of a studio audience. The topics are often controversial or sensational. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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Online with Oprah

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USA

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English

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7 January 1986 (USA) See more »

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Oprah See more »

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Amarillo, Texas, USA See more »

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Mono

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16:9 HD
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Premiered locally in Chicago in 1984, went national in 1986. See more »

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Oprah: Your future's so bright it burns my eyes.
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Featured in Late Night with Conan O'Brien: Episode #12.134 (2005) See more »

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Oprah should have been gone 20 years ago
25 February 2006 | by catielady1110See all my reviews

I don't know how anyone can watch this show without seeing right through her self-righteousness. The only talent Oprah has is brainwashing her target audience into thinking she is some kind of saint. The fact that she recently spent a huge chunk of an episode on how hard it is to get tickets to her show should tell you something. I watched the Oprah after show once (because the Desperate Housewives were on it) & they were talking about their wildest dreams & Oprah pulls out the biggest beauty pageant contestant answer ever (most of their dreams were to be some sort of music star & hers was this big elaborate "I don't want to leave this earth until I know I've done everything I could have done...etc...blah blah blah). She exploits the guests she brings on her show but then makes sure that they don't take the attention away from her. The only compliment I have on this show is that she brings good celebrities on it (which is pretty much the only time I ever watch the show), but then again she makes sure that they don't steal her spotlight. Even if she repeats the exact words that a guest star says (ahem...recent interview with Reese Witherspoon who was owning her show) she has to make it sound like it was her idea & she has to get a word in all the time. She is so full of herself it's disgusting. Basically Oprah needs to wipe that fake "I've been immortalized by the mind-numb America" look off of her face & stop wasting perfectly good airtime that could be spent on someone way more interesting...honestly, I'd rather watch infomercials.


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