Tiger King on Netflix is a docuseries shot over 5 years covering one wild subset of America: the private owners of big cats. And when I say wild, that’s an understatement. To supplement your Tiger King memes, here are some crazy but true quotes from the Tiger King on Netflix. ps- if you want to know if Tiger King is ok for teens to watch, read this first!
There are more captive tigers in the US than there are in the wild.”
And that’s just the intro to this insane story.
Buckle up, people, and let’s see what this docuseries about Big Cat owners has to say with the best quotes from Tiger King.
What Is Tiger King About?
The short answer is just like the title says: Murder, Mayhem and Madness.
Long answer: meet Joe Exotic, gay polygamist big cat zoo owner who also ran for president in 2016. Oh, he’s also a country music singer (because of course).
A rivalry between big cat eccentrics takes a dark turn when Joe Exotic, a controversial animal park boss, is caught in a murder-for-hire plot. You can watch it on Netflix.
Quotes From The Tiger King on Netflix
There are so many banana pants moments in this show, that I could basically put the transcript in here.
But we’ll start by highlighting a few of the best Tiger King quotes and add more later.
Animal people are nuts, man. They’re all crazy. – John Reinke
I’m sure y’all got a story to tell. – John Reinke
He was like a mythical character living out in the middle of bumf@ck Oklahoma who owned 1200 tigers and lions and bears and sh!t- Rick Kirkham
I’m outspoken, good looking, love to party and have fun. – Joe Exotic
I don’t think we’re done blowing sh!t up today. – Joe Exotic
If he ever had an enemy in his life, it was Carole Baskin. – Rick Kirkham
Carole is the Mother Theresa of cats.
Some people say that I’m the prototype for Scarface. – Mario Tabraue
You may now kiss the grooms. – preacher
Your whole audience will say, ‘Oh my god, that guy has a mullet!’ – Joe Exotic
I went to work every day prepared to die in a tiger cage. Dying doesn’t scare me. At all. – Joe Exotic
Hey all you cool cats and kittens! – Carole Baskin
It’s not every day that a zookeeper went to prison for murder for hire. – Joshua Dial
He’s a completely insane, gay, gun-toting, drug addict, fanatic. – about Joe Exotic
The animal’s rights people keep saying I can’t have these tigers. – Joe Exotic
We had an employee who stuck her arm through the cage and a tiger tore her arm off. – Joe Exotic
She’s got a missing husband that is supposedly buried on her property. – About Carole Baskin
Jeff Lowe stole the zoo. – John Reinke
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