Kyra has a boyfriend and she wants to spend time with him even when Reba is not home. Reba agrees, but says no boys upstairs. Cheyenne & Elizabeth visit Van in Denver; Cheyenne is surprised how neat and clean his apartment is.
Van injures his tail-bone; the doctor says it is worse than that. He has a spine disease and needs to quit sports. The football team buys out Van's contract. With money in hand, he spends it on gifts for everyone. Reba's gift is a surprise.
Since Van cannot play football, he starts doing all the things he did not do before. He hires a nanny while he is off on his adventures. Cheyenne takes on more college courses in order to graduate sooner, feeling she is now the breadwinner.
Barbra Jean tells Reba she has a crush on her marriage counselor. Reba talks to the counselor and realizes that he and she have a mutual attraction. The counselor transfers Brock & BJ to another therapist, and then he and Reba go on a date.
Reba loses her job by insulting her boss. She takes up real estate and wants to show Brock's old condo. She gets a great offer but Brock decides not to sell. Kyra gets a job singing at a bar. Van takes her and realizes she has talent.
Reba starts playing online poker, and becomes addicted. She enjoys chatting with another player - then finds out who it is. Cheyenne wants Van to pay more attention to her. He sends flowers, but everyone thinks they are from someone else.
Jake's school is holding a beauty pageant - with grandmothers! Jake asks Reba, but of course Barbra Jean wants to also do it. Jake really wants his mother in, so both are in. On the day of the pageant, they find out only one can be in it.
Reba has an interview with a real estate agency. The real estate agent visits Reba at her home to see her home environment. Reba gets the job, and then finds out Dolly Majors is too cut throat for her taste.
Kyra takes her driving test, passes, and gets her license. To celebrate, Reba gives her a cell phone - with a tracking device. Reba plans to monitor Kyra's movements. But Krya figured it out and traded it with Cheyenne - who drove to a bar.
Brock forgets to pick up Jake from a friend's home and realizes he needs to spend more time with him. Brock signs up to be a football coach and talks Jake into playing. Jake is terrible at football and feels he is letting his father down.
Reba thinks Van has a drinking problem, but it is Cheyenne who has the problem. Van promises not to tell because Cheyenne says it is under control. When it gets out of control, Cheyenne confesses. Kyra's band gets a job out of town.
Cheyenne starts smoking to take the edge off not drinking and starts using a pill that makes her sick if she has alcohol. Reba throws a party for her business clients and accidentally takes one of Cheyenne's pills. The party goes downhill.
Barbra Jean signs up Reba on a dating service website and convinces Reba to make a date with someone. Reba pretends to go out. Cheyenne & Van do the work around the house while Reba is out; Reba gets time alone to relax and enjoy herself.
Cheyenne returns from church with Elizabeth and shows Van the picture Elizabeth drew that does not include Van. Cheyenne wants Van to attend church with them. He no longer believes in God. Reba talks to asks the minister for help with Van.
Reba and Jake take in a dog lost from Hurricane Katrina. The dog's owner track down their dog, and Cheyenne invites the family to stay with them until they get on their feet. Barbra Jean is in charge of Save the Dog campaign.
Reba is enjoying the preparations and pranks for Halloween, but sad when no one else plans to be home. Cheyenne goes to her support group party; Van is jealous she spends a lot of time with her hunky sponsor.
Brock offers Cheyenne a dental internship at his office but Cheyenne announces she no longer wants to be a dentist. She enjoys helping at the senior center and giving seniors beauty makeovers. Barbra Jean is called to serve for jury duty.
Barbra Jean goes to her brother's home for Thanksgiving, but her brother arrives at Reba's place to have dinner there. Turns out Barbra Jean wrote letters to her brother pretending they were from Reba. The brother has feelings for Reba.
Reba and Van constantly bicker at the real estate office - Reba wants to be in control. Their boss insists they see a company therapist - or be fired. Brock & Barbra Jean see a sleep doctor who finds out why Brock is not sleeping at night.