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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 #131 | Nominated for 10 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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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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The Flight of the Conchords won a Grammy in 2008 for the Best Comedy Album for Distant Future. See more »

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New Zealand Prime Minister Brian: Bret, what can you bring?
Bret: I can make half a dozen croutons.
New Zealand Prime Minister Brian: Half a dozen? Do you think you could go higher than half a dozen?
Bret: 900?
Murray: They'd be very small. Almost like crumbs.
New Zealand Prime Minister Brian: 900? No, I think that's too many. Try and split the difference. Try and come down from 900 but up from six or seven.
Bret: I could probably make 15 croutons, if you like.
New Zealand Prime Minister Brian: Excellent. Excellent idea. You're showing promise, young man.
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.120 (2013) See more »

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Not Serious, Not Controversial, but Really Funny!
9 July 2007 | by See all my reviews

This show stars two characters Bret, and Jermaine who have traveled from New Zealand to New York City in order to make their band "Flight of the Conchords" the next big thing. They are managed by a fellow New Zealander Murray, who really works for the NZ consulate in the US, but runs the band on the side, constantly failing to get them "gigs". Through interactions with Americans who almost always confuse them with Brits, an obsessed fan who is constantly stalking them, a buddy with a paintball gun, and a girlfriend who likes guys who are in a band, this show has some seriously funny moments. This show is full of humor that might make you think a little bit, but at the same time, you're hit with an occasional comment that makes you laugh, not laugh out loud, but you're just like haha, that was pretty funny. If you're a fan of Laugh out loud comedy where the jokes don't make you think a little bit, then stay away. This show isn't complex by any means, but it attempts to give you a subtle humor that some run away from. This show isn't the greatest thing to ever hit television, but if you're looking for a solid 30 minutes of entertainment, then tune in. I give it a very above average 8 out of 10, because it never fails to make you laugh, but at the same time, it's not the greatest show ever made.


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