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The Best Episodes of Tiger King

Every episode of Tiger King ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Tiger King!

A zoo owner spirals out of control amid a cast of eccentric characters in this true murder-for-hire story from the underworld of big cat breeding.

Genres:DocumentaryCrime
Network:Netflix

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The best episode of "Tiger King" is "The Secret", rated 7.9/10 from 2293 user votes. It was directed by Eric Goode, Rebecca Chaiklin and written by N/A. "The Secret" aired on 3/20/2020 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Cult of Personality".

  • The Secret
    7.9/10 2,293 votes

    #1 - The Secret

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2020-03-20

    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.

    Director: Eric Goode, Rebecca Chaiklin

    Writer: N/A

  • Cult of Personality
    7.7/10 2,304 votes

    #2 - Cult of Personality

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2020-03-20

    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?

    Director: Eric Goode, Rebecca Chaiklin

    Writer: N/A

  • Make America Exotic Again
    7.7/10 2,070 votes

    #3 - Make America Exotic Again

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2020-03-20

    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.

    Director: Eric Goode, Rebecca Chaiklin

    Writer: N/A

  • Playing with Fire
    7.6/10 2,100 votes

    #4 - Playing with Fire

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2020-03-20

    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.

    Director: Eric Goode, Rebecca Chaiklin

    Writer: N/A

  • Dethroned
    7.5/10 1,950 votes

    #5 - Dethroned

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2020-03-20

    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.

    Director: Eric Goode, Rebecca Chaiklin

    Writer: N/A

  • Not Your Average Joe
    7.4/10 2,498 votes

    #6 - Not Your Average Joe

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2020-03-20

    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.

    Director: Eric Goode, Rebecca Chaiklin

    Writer: N/A

  • The Noble Thing to Do
    7.4/10 1,973 votes

    #7 - The Noble Thing to Do

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2020-03-20

    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.

    Director: Eric Goode, Rebecca Chaiklin

    Writer: N/A

  • Stark Raving Mad
    7.0/10 476 votes

    #8 - Stark Raving Mad

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2021-11-17

    Tim vows to stand his ground. Jeff goes to bat for Joe, but one last stunning claim from a familiar face turns the story on its head yet again.

    Director: Eric Goode, Rebecca Chaiklin

    Writer: N/A

  • The Lyin' King
    6.7/10 455 votes

    #9 - The Lyin' King

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2021-11-17

    Jeff goes on the defensive when acquaintances and former associates accuse him of misdeeds. Meanwhile, Tim faces legal issues in Indiana.

    Director: Eric Goode, Rebecca Chaiklin

    Writer: N/A

  • The Carole Diaries
    6.5/10 514 votes

    #10 - The Carole Diaries

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2021-11-17

    Renewed interest in Don's disappearance leads authorities, journalists and his children to investigate how, when -- and even if -- he was killed.

    Director: Eric Goode, Rebecca Chaiklin

    Writer: N/A

  • Beg Your Pardon
    6.4/10 603 votes

    #11 - Beg Your Pardon

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2021-11-17

    With Joe in prison, others from the series seek to capitalize on their fame. Meanwhile, a team forms to press Donald Trump for a presidential pardon.

    Director: Eric Goode, Rebecca Chaiklin

    Writer: N/A

  • Bounty Hunting
    6.3/10 480 votes

    #12 - Bounty Hunting

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2021-11-17

    Don's daughters escalate their efforts to learn more about their father's fate. Carole's version of events faces further scrutiny.

    Director: Eric Goode, Rebecca Chaiklin

    Writer: N/A

  • The Tiger King and I
    5.1/10 1,431 votes

    #13 - The Tiger King and I

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2020-04-12

    In this aftershow, Joel McHale talks with Jeff, Saff, Erik and more to get their reactions to the series, their portrayals and their new fame

    Director: Eric Goode, Rebecca Chaiklin

    Writer: N/A