Let's Talk About Hair
Season 1, Episode 4
Air date October 18, 2011
Written by Angela Yarbrough
Directed by Sheldon Epps
Episode Guide
"Let's Talk About Anger Management"
"Let's Talk About Competition"

Let's Talk About Hair is the fourth episode of season 1 of Reed Between the Lines. It aired on October 18, 2011, along with Let's Talk About Anger Management. It received 1.1 million viewers on its premiere.


Carla gets upset when Kaci changes her hairstyle for a boy she likes. Meanwhile, Ms. Helen's rekindled religion affects her relationship with Gabby.

Episode SummaryEdit

Keenan and Kaci audition for the school play. Keenan lands the stage manager role and is excited because girls like men in power. Kaci secures the lead role--Queen of the Elves. She has to wear a long, matted wig because a queen's hair is always "flowing and luxorious" Hating the look of the wig, she decides to straighten her naturally curly hair. She resented this because she's convinced that her curls are pretty enough. That is, until Blake, a boy she likes, says he likes it. Suddenly, she' love with her straight hair and even goes as far as wanting to get a relaxer. Carla, really concerned, decides it time to have that "other" talk that mothers have with their daughters. Instead. of talking, Carla and Alex stage it out as a performance when Blake comes over. Carla becomes a Stepford wife, dusting, cooking, and totally catering to her man. She downplays her accomplishments and solely focuses on Alex and her needs. Kaci grows angry, and learns to never change herself for a man. The next day, Blake tells her that he always liked her.


Special guest star



  • This episode marks the first time Ms. Helen is absent.