Ace Ventura Bumblebee Tuna

(Last Updated On: Jun 28, 2016)

Are you searching for Ace Ventura Bumblebee Tuna jokes? While at it, maybe you are also interested to know the meaning of Ace Ventura Bumbawe Atuna? This article will explain.

Both expressions come form the hilarious American comedy film series with Jim Carrey as Ace Ventura, a private investigator specializing in finding missing animals. The movie was initially released in 1994 and has a box office of 107.2 million USD. The joke was used in the sequel to the 1994 film “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective”, the 1955 “Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls”

So, why does Ace Ventura say “Bumble bee tuna?” He says it because that is how he misinterprets the Wachati tribe greeting, whereas the real greeting is “Bumbawe atuna”.

Here is how it goes:

Fulton Greenwall: Bumbawe Atuna… Bumbawe Atuna…
Ace: Hi there. Nice to meet you. Bumblebee tuna! Bumblebee tuna!

Just like most people in the US, Ace Ventura (Jim Carrey) must have heard of and possibly even tasted Bumble bee tuna by Bumble Bee Foods, LLC. Remember the song: “I love bumble bee bumble bee tunaaa …”? Bumble Bee Foods is a company that produces canned tuna and other seafoods, and chicken under the names “Bumble Bee,” “Beach Cliff,” “Wild Selections” etc.

Bumblebee Tuna brand was made famous by its strange name and catchy advertising jingle – “Yum Yum Bumble Bee”.

The second meaning of Ace Ventura Bumblebee Tuna is to refer to someone whose balls are showing, or to notify them of the fact. This is because right after Ace says “Bumblebee tuna! Bumblebee tuna!” as a greeting, he turns to face a crouching native dressed in a skimpy traditional skirt and says to them “Excuse me, your balls are showing. Bumblebee tuna.”

Other hilarious jokes from the same movie include:

Wachati Princess: That is a dart of the Watchootoo shaman.
Ace Ventura: The whattie whattun?


Fulton Greenwall: Perhaps we should slow down just a teensy-weensy bit?!
Ace Ventura: Nonsense, poopy-pants!


Ace Ventura: Tell them what I’m saying. I come in peace!
Ouda: [in poorly-translated Wachootoo] White Devil say, “I will harm you.”


Ace Ventura: I represent the princess!
Ouda: [in poorly-translated Wachootoo] “I am a Princess.”


Ace Ventura: War is hell. The last thing we want… is a fight!
Ouda: [in poorly-translated Wachootoo] “I want to fight, so go to hell.”

Ace Ventura bumblebee tuna quote is a good thing to memorize, it can come in handy at many greeting situations.

The internet is full of funny Ace Ventura gifs and memes, including Ace Ventura your balls are showing gifs and meme based on Ace Ventura Bumblebee Tuna. Pick the meaning you like – a misheard greeting or a heads up when someone’s balls are showing.

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