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Lizard Lick Towing Staged?

27 Mar

Amy and Ron Shirley are starring in Lizard Lick Towing and All Worked Up on TruTV.

Not too many fans of Lizard Lick Towing,on Tru TV, may know the names of Ron and Amy Shirley, but they will recognize them as the owners of Lizard Lick Towing and Recovery in Wendell, N.C.

The TruTV website says in a Lizard Lick trivia game, that the town got its name from a bunch of lizards licking themselves.

However newsobserver.com says the name was derived from a 19th century whiskey, that attracted small four legged reptiles.

These are a few of the sayings spoken by Shirley:

  • “I wasn’t the toughest guy on the block,” he explains. “But the toughest guy sent me Christmas cards.”
  • “But being on TV don’t make you important any more than being born in an oven makes you a biscuit.”
  • Amy – “She’s tougher than a $2 steak”

Lizard Lick Towing was first featured as part of the All Worked Up series on TruTV. It was so popular the network gave them a show of their own. Lizard Lick Towing recently finished their first season.

It is almost a sure thing that the series will be picked up for a second season.

Bobby Brantley, Shirley’s cohort on the repossessions had this to say about whether Lizard Lick Towing is in effect a reality show by saying:

“Some does, and some they stage,” he says. “I’m not gonna tell you any stories. Sometimes we have to egg ‘em on a little bit: ‘What you got? What you got? What you gonna come get me with?’ We might have to … poke ‘em a little bit, to get them riled up.”

The following articles, give more background on Lizard Lick Towing, telling much more about Ron, Shirley and Bobby.

http://www.indyweek.com/indyweek/lizard-lick-towings-ron-shirley-and-the-mythical-promises-of-reality-television/Content?oid=2174307

http://www.newsobserver.com/2011/01/31/958027/lizard-lick-towing-the-tv-show.html

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8 responses to “Lizard Lick Towing Staged?

    • Andrew Godfrey

      June 12, 2012 at 10:52 AM

      Your grandson must have really enjoyed the two Lizard Licks shows on last night. It was good to see Ron and Amy renewing their vows.

       
  1. Patti

    July 25, 2011 at 11:00 AM

    I TOTALLY love Ron’s innuendoes and use the ones I can remember! Did you ever think of publishing those hilarious things?

     
    • Andrew Godfrey

      July 25, 2011 at 11:30 AM

      The Lizard Lick Towing Facebook page may have an answer to your question.

       
  2. Rico

    December 19, 2011 at 11:19 PM

    Bobby b is the man

     
  3. Dylan Ligon

    March 9, 2012 at 1:38 PM

    i like when bobby and jusie gets in to it

     
  4. vicki sullivan

    June 12, 2012 at 9:30 AM

    I have an 8yrs. old grandson that loves Lizard Lick Towing! Any time it’s on you can bet your bottom dollar he’s in front of the tv, watching it. He watches it every nite before going to bed on his mom’s phone. He wants his hair cut like Ronnie’s! That child even plays lizard lick with the other kids.

     
  5. carmen bryant

    June 12, 2012 at 10:33 PM

    i am 13 and my name is carmen bryant i wach your show all day i have all of your show i laugh my butt off i love ron i would date him i love you amy back off

     

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