Reed Between the Lines

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  • 2011
  • 2 Seasons
  • 6.3  (470)

Reed Between the Lines is a comedy-drama series that premiered on BET in 2011. The show focuses on the lives of Dr. Carla Reed (Tracee Ellis Ross) and her husband Dr. Alex Reed (Malcolm-Jamal Warner), two successful professionals who are trying to balance their careers with their family.

Dr. Carla Reed is a psychologist who is passionate about her work and is always looking for ways to connect with her patients. She is also a dedicated mother who is raising her two children, Kaci (Zoe Soul) and Keenan (Nadji Jeter), with her husband Alex. Dr. Alex Reed is a professor at a local university and is also passionate about his work. He is always looking for ways to push the boundaries of his research and has a close relationship with his students.

The show explores the challenges that Carla and Alex face as they juggle their careers and family responsibilities. They both work long hours and often struggle to find time for each other and their children. However, they are determined to make their marriage work and are always there for each other when times get tough.

One of the show's strongest themes is the importance of communication in a relationship. Carla and Alex are constantly talking to each other and working through any issues that arise. They are also great at supporting each other, even when they disagree. For example, when Carla is offered a job in California, Alex initially opposes the move but later comes to terms with it and supports her decision.

The show also deals with some serious issues, such as mental health and addiction. Carla is a psychologist and often works with patients who are dealing with these issues. In one episode, she helps a young girl who is struggling with depression and suicidal thoughts. In another episode, Carla's brother Victor (Anthony Anderson) comes to visit and reveals that he has been struggling with alcohol addiction.

Reed Between the Lines has a great cast of characters who are funny, relatable, and engaging. Anna Maria Horsford plays Carla's mother Helen, who is always there to offer her daughter support and advice. Melissa De Sousa plays Gabriella, Alex's ex-girlfriend who is still trying to win him back. Tony Rock plays Julius, Alex's best friend who is always there to offer him a listening ear.

Overall, Reed Between the Lines is a heartwarming series that explores the ups and downs of marriage and family life. It is a show that will make you laugh and cry, and that will leave you feeling inspired and uplifted.

Reed Between the Lines is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (33 episodes). The series first aired on October 11, 2011.

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You Have To Let Them Go
8. You Have To Let Them Go
October 9, 2015
Kaci starts to act a bit quiet and removed. While going over the notes Alex gave her for her English assignment, she unexpectedly finds out that Alex and her mother are getting a divorce.
I'm Not Superhuman
7. I'm Not Superhuman
October 9, 2015
Constantly at odds about how to raise the kids, Alex and Monroe come to an impasse that leads to Monroe moving out.
Sometimes You're Picked, Sometimes You Choose
6. Sometimes You're Picked, Sometimes You Choose
October 2, 2015
Kaci and Keenan's biological dad, Marcus, comes to town to attend Kaci's performance in a local talent show. He's impressed with how she sounds and offers to introduce her to record label executives before he leaves.
5. The "C" Is Silent
October 2, 2015
Alex misses the registration deadline to enroll Alexis in the district spelling bee and is forced to call in a favor to get her application reinstated.
The Truth Hurts
4. The Truth Hurts
September 25, 2015
When Simone and Alex spot Julius' estranged wife, Rita, out on what appears to be a date, they disagree on whether to be honest with Julius.
Men and Women Can
3. Men and Women Can
September 25, 2015
Alex becomes close friends with the beautiful Professor Lori Samuels, despite Simone and Julius teasing him about his "platonic" relationship.
It Takes a Village
2. It Takes a Village
September 18, 2015
Alex decides to go NRU's faculty mixer. Simone and Julius agree to accompany him. The night goes awry after Julius makes the event an opportunity to find potential clients and Simone spends the evening with Alex's boss.
It's Complicated
1. It's Complicated
September 18, 2015
A month ago, Carla headed West for her dream job. Meanwhile, Alex became head of the English Department at New Rochelle University.
Where to Watch Reed Between the Lines
Reed Between the Lines is available for streaming on the BET website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Reed Between the Lines on demand at BET+ and Apple TV Channels, Paramount+, Amazon Prime, Amazon and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    October 11, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    6.3  (470)