Average Joe: Season 1/ Episode 1 “Pilot”

Victoria Bryant

Review By

Eric Dean Seaton

Directed by

Rob Cullen

June 26, 2023

Written By

Released (BET Plus)


After the death of Joe’s father, Teddy, he learns his dad was not as innocent as many thought as Joe is struck by a huge Slavic man, over $10 million, and a Lamborghini.

Noted  Characters and Cast

Joe Washington (Deon Cole), Angela Washington (Tammy Townsend), Leon Montgomery (Malcolm Barrett), Jen Washington (Ashley Olivia Fisher), and Dimitri (Chris Petrovski)

Review Topics

1. A Character: Multifaceted, Confused, or Complex?  2. Sassy Sistas


– Why is Joe being pursued by the Russian mob? – What does both Leon and Touch want in exchange for their help? – How does Jen find out that Dimitri is dead?