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What in the world did Oklahomans Google during quarantine?

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Posted at 3:33 PM, Apr 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-29 16:50:16-04

The Netflix wild cat documentary, "Tiger King" is no longer "King of the Jungle" across the nation.

However, it still rules in trending popularity in Oklahoma and eight other states, according to a recent Google search report just released by

"Tiger King" came out on March 20 and still remains Netflix’s number one show. The docudrama unravels the bizarre life of self proclaimed tiger trainer Joe Exotic, who owned a wild animal zoo in Oklahoma.

In the past two weeks users streamed Joe Exotic’s song "I Saw a Tiger" over 500,000 times on Spotify. Although, it is rumored the voice recorded on the track is not actually Exotic’s.

Trending in the Northwestern states is another show on Netflix, "Schitt’s Creek." The sitcom recently aired its final season, but experienced a sudden surge in popularity.

Comedy legends Catherine O’Hara and Eugene Levy play a wealthy couple who go bankrupt and must move to the small town of Schitt's Creek, with their two spoiled kids. The plot centers around the family forced to make life work, while living in two rooms in a run-down motel. Sounds like life imitating art.

Another popular search, especially in the southern states is the brand new PlayStation 5.

This console won’t even be out for another eight months, but many gamers are getting a head start admiring the state of the art PS5 DualSense Controller. Featuring a built-in microphone, haptic feedback vibration technology, adaptive triggers players are anticipating the infinite possibilities.

On the West Coast, citizens in lockdown are getting out virtually through the game "Animal Crossing: New Horizons." Imagine being on your own private island, fishing, digging up fossils or just laying on the beach gazing up to the stars.

"Animal Crossing: New Horizons" is the brainchild of the Nintendo empire. It is the fifth release in their Animal Crossing series. Over 500 million digital copies of the game have been sold worldwide.

Whatever floats your boat when it comes to Google searching for entertainment, one thing is sure.

Having Google technology at our fingertips has kept us connected and entertained during the last few weeks of quarantine.

Can you imagine the lockdown during the 1918 Spanish Flu? No Google search, FaceTime, Snapchat, TicTok, Facebook, PS4, or Netflix?

For those of us not around then, a Google search is one way to find out.

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