Reba - Season 4

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Episode Guide

  • 5/20/05
    9.1
    Reba, not only being a mother-in-law but also a boss suggests that Van stops his drinking and go to an AA meeting. Van is furious and demands that Cheyenne tell her parents the truth. Cheyenne decides she will get help and goes to a AA meeting where she comes back excited that she is a alcoholic, blurting out her news to the rest of the family. Reba as the supportive mother decides no one will drink to help Cheyenne. Meanwhile, Kyra and her band are invited to perform at a USO event for soldiers leaving for Iraq. As the family secretly sneaks wine and beer around, Cheyenne is promoting her growth as a non-alcoholic and frowns upon her "using days". Reba later catches Cheyenne having a glass of wine and questions her on it. Cheyenne reveals that her life has been hell for the past year and alcohol is the only thing that has been helping her and she is scared and doesn't know what to do. Reba tells her that she is not alone and we end with a tearful hug.moreless
  • Help Wanted
    Episode 21
    5/13/05
    9.2
    Reba working in her new Real Estate field decides she needs an assistant. Since Van is not working at the moment she decides that hiring him would not only help her but also the family. Van's unprofessional attitude frustrates Reba leading to Van being fired but Reba comes to term and rehires Van cause she believes she may have been too professional and Van's way of thinking leads her to a sale of a home. Reba, inspecting Van's collection of business wardrobe, finds a bottle of booze in the closet. Van, knowing it is not his, lies to Reba and says it is. Cheyenne comes in where Van confronts her on the bottle...moreless
  • Go Far
    Episode 20
    5/6/05
    9.1
    Brock not spending enough time with Jake decides to coach a football team on which Jake will try out for. After the first practice, Brock tells the others how pathetic Jake was, not knowing how great of a time Jake had. Reba decides that they will improve his skills by getting Van to train him. Van, being emotional, doesn't want to because of memories of him with his dad. Barbra Jean, having played football as a girl and later coaching a women's prison team, decides to coach Jake with Reba's help. When Jake finds out that he might be cut, he doesn't think Brock will still love him. Van finally agrees to help out and Jake makes the team - but not for long as he's banned for being too aggressive!moreless
  • Driving Miss Kyra
    Episode 19
    4/29/05
    9.3
    Kyra, growing up so fast, gets her driver's license. This new level of life for Kyra leads to a discussion of how freeing that is by Cheyenne, who now feels like a caged bird. Reba gives Kyra a cell phone, but the phone also serves as a tracking device so Reba can see where she's at. Wise Kyra is on to Reba, so she trades phones with Cheyenne, leading to Reba and Barbra Jean catching Cheyenne on a secret trip to a Karaoke bar. Reba convinces Cheyenne that she should share her feelings with Van. All is well as they go to leave the bar but not without a special duet between Reba and Barbra Jean.moreless
  • 4/15/05
    8.8
    Reba pursuing her career in real estate, scores an interview with the biggest real estate agent in Houston- Dolly Majors. As Barbara Jean helps her prepare, Dolly makes a surprise appearance at Reba's house to test her abilities. Reba's selling ability gets her the job only to found out she might not be the shark-like seller that Dolly is looking for.moreless
  • 4/8/05
    9.1
    Jake enters Reba in a school fundraiser - "Pageant of the Grandmas" knowing that she is hot and will win. When Barbra Jean hears about it, she wants to enter too. Reba lets her and drops out, only to find that Jake really wanted her to be in it. She decides that she will compete -- against Barbra Jean. With some coaching and glamour prepping from Cheyenne and Van, Reba is ready. As the pageant is about to begin the teacher tells the two grandmothers that only one Grandma Hart can enter...leaving the two to decide who will compete.moreless
  • Who Killed Brock?
    Episode 16
    2/25/05
    9.2
    While being watched by Reba, Barbra Jean's new dog "Broq" goes missing from the backyard. Heartbroken, Barbra Jean goes to a psychic who foolishly tells her that one of her own family members is to blame. A mystery story line with hilarious flashback occurs leading to the true demise of Broq the dog.moreless
  • Flowers For Van
    Episode 15
    2/18/05
    9.3
    Cheyenne who is feeling strain on her marriage with Van decides to setup a play date for Elizabeth not knowing that the father of this play date believes this new play date means something more. Upon receipt of flowers who Reba and Barbra Jean believe are from this father tell her to send flowers back with a note saying this relationship is over. The father returns the flowers but they end up in Van's hands where he reads the note believing the flowers and note are for him. Meanwhile, Van's addiction of online poker attracts and hooks Reba who ends up talking with a man in the chat room who she is beating badly. They both end up really interested in each other until Reba finds out this man lives across the street and is someone she knows...Brock!moreless
  • Reba The Realtor
    Episode 14
    2/11/05
    9.1
    When Reba decides to pursue a career in real estate after losing her current job, Brock reluctantly agrees to let Reba handle the sale of his precious condo. Unfortunately, the situation gets a little sticky when Reba receives a great offer, but Brock refuses to sell, validating Barbra Jean's concern that Brock is holding on to his bachelor pad as a security blanket. Meanwhile, Van begrudgingly chaperones Kyra so she can perform with her band at a club, but Van quickly changes his tune when he sees real talent in Kyra and offers to manage the band.moreless
  • Date Of Mirth
    Episode 13
    2/4/05
    9.3
    Barbra Jean confesses to Reba that she's attracted to her new marriage therapist. Reba tells her to go talk to him about it. Van and Cheyenne convince Reba to go with Barbra Jean to talk to Dr. Morgan so nothing happens. Barbra Jean gets all giddy while talking to Dr. Morgan and tells him she's attracted to him. Dr. Morgan explains why she's attracted to him and then transfers her and Brock to another therapist. Meanwhile Reba is very attracted to Dr. Morgan also and she asks him out. Cheyenne and Van find out that Reba is going out with Dr. Morgan and tells her to tell Barbra Jean because she is unaware of their date. After much discussion Reba finally goes out on a interesting date with Dr. Morgan...moreless
  • Reba And The Nanny
    Episode 12
    1/28/05
    8.7
    Van is bored by not working and decides to make up for lost time by playing every other sport. He doesn't want to care for Elizabeth while Cheyenne is in school so he hires a nanny. Cheyenne is stretching herself to the limit with school because she thinks she has to be the breadwinner now. Barbra Jean is lonely and has a talk with Reba asking her to ask Brock to move back in. Reba laughs and suggests getting a dog. Brock in the meantime comes to Reba also and asks to see if Barbra Jean is ready for him to come back. Barbra Jean has a surprise for Reba and Brock which was not the surprise either of them were expecting...a little "Brock". The nanny is working out just fine for Van by cleaning everything and teaching him and Jake Spanish, but it's not sitting well for Reba. The nanny doesn't believe she is "working for Reba".moreless
  • Diamond Jim Brady
    Episode 11
    1/21/05
    9.2
    Van comes home from Denver with an butt injury. After much joking by the family, Van retreats to his room with his donut ring. Reba and Cheyenne go to the doctor with Van to take X-rays. The doctor tells Van that his injury is fine but he has a rare spine disease that most sports players develop but it also permanently restricts them from playing. Van freaks out because football is all he has ever known. He is relieved though when Denver gives him the buy out check for a hundred grand. Not knowing what to do career wise he starts spending the money recklessly by buying everyone in the family nice presents. Reba confronts him about why the sudden change of heart. Van tells her that he misses feeling like the hero he was playing pro football. Reba wants to put a stop to it but Van buys her the best present of all and suddenly Reba forgets what she why she came to counsel Van.moreless
  • No Boys Upstairs
    Episode 10
    1/14/05
    9.1
    Against Barbra Jean's atypical "better" judgment, Reba allows Kyra to spend time with her boyfriend, Chip, without adult supervision, but she is forced to question her decision after Jake confesses that Kyra and Chip broke house rules, spending time upstairs in Kyra's room. Meanwhile, Cheyenne accompanies Van to Denver for the first time expecting to find his new apartment in complete disarray. However, much to her disappointment, Van's apartment is in immaculate condition and he is clearly relishing in his newfound independence.moreless
  • Thanksgiving
    Episode 9
    11/19/04
    9.3
    Reba and Barbra Jean clash over who is going to host Thanksgiving dinner. However, a compromise is reached when Barbra Jean offers to share cooking duties, while allowing Reba to keep the celebration at her house as usual. Unfortunately, the plan leads to hurt feelings when Barbra Jean confesses she still feels like an outsider compared to Reba, who is always at the center of the family's attention.moreless
  • 11/12/04
    9.2
    Already concerned about Van living part-time in Denver, Cheyenne is fit to be tied when she learns that Van lied about having to return to Denver early cause he couldn't take anymore of Cheyenne's family events. Meanwhile, an overjoyed Reba is faced with a difficult predicament when Kyra contemplates moving back home, a situation that may result in more damage to Kyra's relationship with her father, Brock.moreless
  • All Fore One
    Episode 7
    11/5/04
    9.1
    Reba encourages Brock to follow his heart if that means pursuing his dream of playing professional golf, but Barbra Jean is less-than-thrilled with Reba's advice, worrying that it will mean the end of her marriage. Meanwhile, Cheyenne tries to assuage Van's hysteria that playing arena football in Denver is costing him precious time with his daughter, who, unbeknownst to her father, recently started pre-school.moreless
  • Couples' Therapy
    Episode 6
    10/22/04
    9.2
    Brock is becoming lonely in the condo all by himself so he begins to hang around Reba's house more often sometimes with Reba not even knowing. Cheyenne is also becoming lonely with Van being gone almost a week up in Denver. Reba and Brock try to tell her that Van is probably just as upset in Denver without her there only to find out when Van comes home that he is having a blast and has made tons of friends. Brock and Barbra Jean begin going to therapy with Dr. Baker (Patrick Duffy) where they realize that Reba is one of the main problems in their relationship. Dr. Baker asks to speak with Reba where he confronts Reba and Brock and asks if they still have feelings for each other. They both contemplate the question before Barbra Jean walks in and interrupts before they can answer.moreless
  • Surprise
    Episode 5
    10/15/04
    9.4
    Van comes home late after having a few drinks with his buddies and is feeling a little frisky, but climbs into the wrong bed. Reba wakes and says she has a headache. The next morning he says that his friends are happy for what he has accomplished on their football team and that's why they took him out to celebrate. Reba, Cheyenne and Barbra Jean all decide to give him a surprise party to show him that they are proud of him too. Reba gets satellite hooked up, Barbra Jean makes a cake, and Cheyenne prepares a speech. After the speech Van blurts out that he has been traded to Denver and Cheyenne freaks out. Brock chases after Van and Reba goes after Cheyenne. Kyra tries to talk sense into Brock and Barbra Jean. She says they can't keep arguing. So they start to talk civilly to each other. Reba says the same thing that Kyra says to Van about moving away and leaving his family for football. Van and Cheyenne try to talk things out but Van walks away saying that he has to do this...moreless
  • Van's Agent
    Episode 4
    10/8/04
    9.3
    Van reaching the next season's negotiations realizes he won't get the amount he wants nor deserves if he doesn't hire a agent. He ends up finding the best but she would like to do an evaluation of his family before she decides to take him on. At her arrival the Hart clan unravels and makes a fool out of Van in front of the agent. Reba missing her friendship with Lori Ann decides to ask the agent to hang out with her as a friend not knowing that Van had lied and told this lesbian agent that Reba is gay. Reba not wanting to hurt Van's chance of a getting this great agent goes along with the lie but later confesses, but all ends in a great new friendship.moreless
  • 10/1/04
    9.3
    Reba notices that Barbra Jean has been spending too much time moping around the house so she talks her into going out to the bars again and living it up. Barbra Jean not wanting to go alone talks Reba into joining her. She insists that they must follow "The Two Girl Theory" and go as a pair cause one woman going alone looks desperate but two women look like they're going out for the fun. Van talks to Jake about the birds and the bees.moreless
  • Mother's Intuition
    Episode 2
    9/24/04
    8.9
    After Brock moves back into the condo, Barbra Jean dresses up like she is going out having a blast moving on. Reba's intuition tells her that Kyra was cancelling their mother-daughter dinner dates because she was stuck babysitting Henry. But it turns out Brock has Henry and Barbra Jean is just acting. Reba tells Kyra to come home, but Kyra says she needs to stay with Barbra Jean to help her get through the separation.moreless
  • 9/17/04
    9.0
    After hearing Brock admit he made a mistake, Reba gets upset and confused at the same time. She yells at Brock telling him that these outbursts of his feelings is what gets him in trouble and hurts the people around him. She tells him he doesn't think before he speaks. Brock wants to explain himself but Reba wants to hear and also doesn't want to hear it. Barbra Jean bursts in and tells them she is not going to let the two of them decide her life. She argues with Reba on who is going to leave Brock first. Kyra tells Van & Cheyenne that Barbra Jean caught Brock and Reba in bed. Cheyenne tells Reba that they shouldn't get back together cause Reba has become such a strong person and she is so much happier since she had divorced from Brock. Reba goes back to tell Brock that it wouldn't be smart for the two of them to get back together even though Brock didn't want that anyway. He admits that he needs to talk to Barbra Jean because he still loves her and wants to work it out. Barbra Jean tells Reba that she has sat and thought about how her inspiration would handle it. "WWRD - What would Reba do?" Reba tells her she needs to do what she feels right. Barbra Jean decides she is going to kick him out. Barbra Jean blurts this news out to Cheyenne and Van and then leaves, they both decide to go over to the their house to watch it happen only to find that Barbra Jean hadn't shown up yet. They tell Kyra what is going to happen right when Brock walks in and almost over hears it. They try not to tell him but he follows them back to Reba's house where he confronts Reba and demands she tells him what they know. Reba lets him in on the news right when Kyra walks in and tells him that Barbra Jean is home and wants to talk to him. We end with Brock coming back to Reba's after being kicked out by Barbra Jean. Reba tells him that he better go look for a cheap motel.

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