Follow the lives of Viago (Taika Waititi), Deacon (Jonathan Brugh), and Vladislav (Jemaine Clement) - three flatmates who are just trying to get by and overcome life's obstacles-like being ... See full summary »
Doug (Rhys Darby) thinks he has the perfect life and is stunned when long term girlfriend Susan (Faye Smythe) dumps him. He finds an injured duck and reluctantly decides to nurse it better ... See full summary »
A film crew are making a Reality TV show about a couple brought together by a dating agency. However, the couple are so incompatible that the crew must manipulate the relationship to get the footage they need.
Two people meet as guinea pigs in a weekend drug trial. Andre (an unethical high school teacher) and Juliet (a bookish teenager) soon discover their lives are in more danger than they ... See full summary »
Sami hilariously transforms into acutely observed and very different characters all living in our country's super city. In season two, Ofa is a welfare case-manager demanding everyone ... See full summary »
Set on the east coast of New Zealand in the year 1984, Boy, an 11-year-old kid and devout Michael Jackson fan gets a chance to know his father, who has returned to find a bag of money he buried years ago.
When Nige finds himself in a spot of bother after a series of unfortunate incidents, he is forced to ask Deano for help. The problem is Deano is not really the kind of guy you should turn to in a crisis.
Journalist David Farrier goes on a quest to small town New Zealand to find the average Kiwi. What he finds in this mockumentary series, is a lovable bunch of people who are anything but ... See full summary »
Sam Rockwell (The Way Way Back, Moon) plays "biblical archaeologist," Don Verdean, who walks the line between faith-promoting spectacle and massive fraud, in a search of fortune and glory. ... See full summary »
Apart from one mildly entertaining sketch, unsurprisingly with Rhys Darby, (shame that it was redeemed only by Plasticine), I want that hour of my life back. I almost enjoyed the sketch with the sheep (once again, Plasticine, perhaps I'm biased!) but it was a little predictable.
I gave it a shot, but never again.
Individually this bunch of entertainers are just that, but they form a whole that is less than the sum of their parts. I feel that the question of whether or not they'd gel as a group has been answered, and gel or no gel, they're not good en masse.
I also found the peculiar sketches with the green alien to be less entertainment, and more akin to a crappy children's afternoon show, with similar production values. Did they run out of money, or material?
7 of 10 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?