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Cheyenne takes up smoking as a diversion from craving alcohol, tempting other family members to smoke; Reba accidentally takes a pill of Cheyenne’s that makes the consumer violently ill when drinking alcohol.
Barbra Jean signs up Reba for an online dating service. Reba begins dating one man regularly, but the family realize they miss all the work she does and set out to break up her relationship.
Timid Reba and Van buy a house to flip; Barbra Jean develops a relationship with an operator employee for their car navigation system.
When Van announces he does not believe in God, Reba turns to their minister for help.
Reba takes in a family that has evacuated from New Orleans, then feels guilty when she wants them to leave.
As Reba plots ways to scare the family, she becomes concerned that Cheyenne might be having an affair with her alcohol-recovery sponsor.
Brock wants Barbra Jean to lose weight, so Reba and Cheyenne become her diet buddies.
Cheyenne shocks the family by declaring that she no longer wants to be a dentist—she wants to help people; Barbra Jean’s overenthusiastic response to jury duty irritates the judge and jurors.
Barbra Jean’s threatening alcoholic brother arrives at Reba’s house for Thanksgiving while Barbra Jean is gone to Lubbock to see him.
Reba and Van must attend therapy because of their incessant bickering at work; Brock consults a sleep counselor and learns that his problem is Barbra Jean’s fault.
Reba cares for Brock when he develops kidney stones while Barbra Jean is out of town; Cheyenne feels unappreciated when she volunteers at a homeless shelter.
Reba and Barbra Jean collide over Barbra Jean’s lack of parenting skills; Van and Brock spend their “guy time” at a spa.
As Brock and Reba are about to be audited by the IRS, Brock confides that an illegal tax shelter he did not tell her about could cost a bundle; Van pretends to be the perfect husband on a panel in Cheyenne’s class.
To pay off his and Reba’s tax debt, Brock decides to sell the house and move to Las Vegas; distraught Barbra Jean does not want to leave Reba.
While everyone economizes to pay Reba and Brock’s tax bill, Van and Cheyenne fight about who controls the money in their marriage; Jake sells a banned substance at school.
Reba starts dating Dr. Morgan again, only to learn that he is not yet divorced.
Reba and Van buy Barbra Jean and Brock’s house so they will not become homeless, but Barbra Jean turns into a terrible tenant who sues Reba.
When Reba has laser eye surgery after wrecking Van’s car, Barbra Jean cares for reluctant Reba, who inadvertently insults Barbra Jean’s kindness.
If Reba and Brock can’t convince their court-ordered anger-management therapist that they’re one, big, happy family, they’ll have to spend another five years in therapy.
Reba’s high blood-pressure is a blessing in disguise when the doctor insists Barbra Jean stay out of her life for a few days; and Van decides to celebrate his fifth wedding anniversary to Cheyenne by renewing their wedding vows, but stumbles over the proposal.
Much to Reba’s distress, Barbra Jean turns Cheyenne and Van’s wedding into a schmaltzy, overblown nightmare; at the last minute, Van and Cheyenne call off the ceremony, and Reba passes out at the altar.
Reba’s hospitalized, and the family is devastated when she’s scheduled for emergency surgery; but despite doctor’s orders, she’s determined to save Cheyenne and Van’s marriage, even if it’s the last thing she does.