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Bret and Jemaine are Flight of the Conchords, a folk-rock band from New Zealand living in New York City in search of stardom.
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Top Rated TV #132 | Nominated for 10 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Jemaine Clement ...  Jemaine / ... 22 episodes, 2007-2009
Bret McKenzie ...  Bret 22 episodes, 2007-2009
Rhys Darby ...  Murray Hewitt 22 episodes, 2007-2009
Kristen Schaal ...  Mel 21 episodes, 2007-2009
Arj Barker ...  Dave 20 episodes, 2007-2009
Frank Wood ...  Greg 17 episodes, 2007-2009
Eugene Mirman ...  Eugene 12 episodes, 2007-2009
David Costabile ...  Doug 12 episodes, 2007-2009
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Two New Zealander friends experience life, love, friendship, all the usual stuff, while trying to make their lives as a rock band. A rock band that can only schedule a performance at the local aquarium, is run by an eager and overambitious New Zealand buddy, and has only one fan. Written by swansongang

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Born to folk!

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Comedy | Music | Musical

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Official Sites:

HBO [United States]

Country:

USA | New Zealand

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 June 2007 (USA) See more »

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Flight of the Conchords See more »

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Before Flight of the Conchords (2007) was made into a HBO series, it was a mostly improvised radio series on BBC Radio 2 which is similar to the TV series, where Bret and Jemaine were band members who were trying to make it big in London. Rhys Darby (who plays Murray in the TV series) was their manager, and Jimmy Carr played their fan named Kipper. The radio series was popular, and in 2006 they were awarded the bronze Sony Radio Academy award for comedy. See more »

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Jemaine: It doesn't matter what country someone's from, or what they look like, or the colour of their skin. It doesn't matter what they smell like, or that they spell words slightly differently-some would say, more correctly. I'm a person. Bret's a person. You're a person. That person over there is a person. And each person deserves to be treated like a person.
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Referenced in The Simpsons: Elementary School Musical (2010) See more »

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Witty Genius in a World of Over the Top Comedy
29 June 2007 | by golightly13See all my reviews

To me, this show is bliss. I watched both of the first two episodes aired and am already in love. The genius lies in the delivery. The seriousness of which Bret and Jermaine approach the situation adds a certain amount of wit to every comment made. Pay close attention and the slightest musical references are made, such as Fleetwood Mac's "love square". It is the subtlety of the comedy that makes this show stand out above the rest.

And as for the musical moments, I think I can speak for if not everyone, then mostly everyone when i say that my inner most thoughts are always in song.

kudos Bret and Jermaine for creating a unique clever show that i'll look forward to every week.


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