The Help

Skeeter's book "The Help" is published and becomes a runaway hit. Hilly Holbrook, however, is furious because many of the stories in the book are about her. She threatens to sue Skeeter, but Skeeter's mother tells her off. Hilly, however gets her revenge by blackmailing the family Aibileen works for into firing her.


Factual error: Just before it shows Ailbileen using her newly built outside bathroom, there is a overview shot of Elizabeth's house. The house has architectural (3 dimensional) shingles installed but according to, these shingles were not introduced to market until the 1970's.


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Aibileen Clark: All you do is scam and lie to get what you want. You a godless woman. Ain't you tired, Ms. Hilly? Ain't you tired?

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Trivia: Kathryn Stockett, the author of the book, has a cameo as one of the ladies in the Ladies Auxillary meeting.

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