The BEST Episodes of Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Aug 21, 2021

Network: Netflix

The story of the murder-for-hire plot that led to the arrest of Joe Exotic, a gun-toting polygamist who presided over an Oklahoma animal park.

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#1 - Dethroned

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 20, 2020

Joe faces the music in the courtroom but insists the story is far from over. Jeff’s business prospects crumble. Former G.W. Zoo workers try to move on.

star 7.51
860 votes
Make America Exotic Again

#2 - Make America Exotic Again

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 20, 2020

As Joe dives into politics, he deals with turmoil and tragedy in his personal life. Meanwhile, the dynamics at the park change with the new owners.

star 7.44
898 votes
The Secret

#3 - The Secret

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 20, 2020

An incident in Carole's past casts her in a suspicious light, and while she maintains her innocence, Joe is all too happy to point the finger at her.

star 7.43
967 votes
Playing with Fire

#4 - Playing with Fire

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 20, 2020

Joe ramps up his efforts to become an internet and TV star, but a mysterious fire and lawsuit threaten his plans — until an angel investor appears.

star 7.43
919 votes
Cult of Personality

#5 - Cult of Personality

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 20, 2020

Subjected to long hours, little (or no) pay and the whims of eccentric bosses: are big cat park employees just cogs in a web of personality cults?

star 7.36
1,022 votes
The Noble Thing to Do

#6 - The Noble Thing to Do

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 20, 2020

James Garretson makes a shocking claim about Joe, leading to FBI involvement. Desperation sets in for Joe, who thinks Jeff and James have set him up.

star 7.32
879 votes
Not Your Average Joe

#7 - Not Your Average Joe

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 20, 2020

Meet Joe Exotic, the gun-toting operator of an Oklahoma big cat park. He’s been accused of hiring someone to murder his chief rival, Carole Baskin.

star 7.18
1,176 votes
The Tiger King and I

#8 - The Tiger King and I

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 12, 2020

Joel McHale host a special “after-show” event where he interviews key members of the show including John Reinke, Joshua Dial, John Finlay, Saff, Erik Cowie, Rick Kirkman, and Jeff and Lauren Lowe.

star 6.22
544 votes