Let's Talk About Ms. Helen's Son, Part 1
Season 1, Episode 15
Air date November 27, 2011
Written by Arthur Harris
Directed by Malcolm-Jamal Warner
Episode Guide
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"Let's Talk About Ms. Helen's Son, Part 2"

Let's Talk About Ms. Helen's Son, Part 1 is the 15th episode of season 1 of Reed Between the Lines. It aired on November 27, 2011. It received 1.772 million viewers on its premiere.


Ms. Helen's war-vet son Kenneth returns from Afghanistan with post-traumatic stress disorder, for which Carla suggests he receive counseling. Meanwhile, Alex helps Alexis with her school project, but he helps too much.


  • This episode aired only 5 days after the previous episode.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross and Malcolm-Jamal Warner talk about post-traumatic stress disorder at the end of this episode.