Joe vs Carole: Miniseries

Joe vs Carole: Miniseries

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Created by and starring Kate McKinnon as Carole Baskin, this dramatised retelling of the events told in Netflix's Tiger King depicts the battle between Baskin and Joe Exotic (John Cameron Mitchell, Shrill). More

When Carole Baskin, a big cat enthusiast, learns that when fellow exotic animal lover Joe "Exotic" Schreibvogel is breeding and using his big cats for profit, she sets out to shut down his venture, inciting a quickly escalating rivalry. But Carole has a checkered past of her own and when the claws come out, Joe will stop at nothing to expose what he sees as her hypocrisy.

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2022Rating: TV-MAUSAUCP, Wondery
ComedyDramaTrue Story & Biography

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Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

Unwanted Animals

A feud is born between a woman devoted to saving... More big cats and the owner of an exotic animal zoo.

EPISODE 1.2

Sanctuary

Joe road-trips to Florida as Carole sets her sights on... More taking down another big cat owner.

EPISODE 1.3

Don

Carole sues Joe, who retaliates by spreading an old rumor... More that she killed her ex-husband.

EPISODE 1.4

A Gun-Toting, Animal-Loving, Mullet-Wearing Motherf**king Star

Joe's videos threaten Carole's legislative efforts. Joe tries to elevate... More his Internet presence.

EPISODE 1.5

The Tiger King

Carole tries to turn those closest to Joe against him.... More Rick films a wedding at the zoo.

EPISODE 1.6

A Fairy Tale

Joe finds a new partner and pursues his political aspirations.... More Carole prepares for Congress.

EPISODE 1.7

The Florida Problem

Joe finds a solution to his problems with Carole. Carole... More hires a security detail.

EPISODE 1.8

Survival of the Fittest

Joe and Dillon go on the run. Meanwhile, a discovery... More is made at the zoo and Carole prepares to testify.

Joe vs Carole: Miniseries | Reviews

33%27 reviews

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Variety

Variety

Joe vs. Carole, despite some decent performances and effective directing from Justin Tipping, rarely justifies its existence.

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Independent

Independent

A misguided docudrama that veers haphazardly between bad taste dramatics and hairbrained comedy...

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

I’d say it would have been better as a two-hour movie, but I’m not even sure that’s true. It just would have been shorter.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

(An) unnecessary retelling of the Tiger King saga.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

(McKinnon and Mitchell) turn middling and well-worn material into a deeply engaging human (and feline) drama.

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Collider

Collider

A classier, more staid version of the quarantine favorite.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

On a technical level, Joe vs. Carole feels like a cheap reenactment of what audiences saw on Netflix.

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Slash Film

Slash Film

More of the same, too little too late...

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Joe vs Carole: Miniseries | Release Details

Joe vs Carole: Miniseries is available to stream in the United Kingdom now on Now.