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Flight of the Conchords

Jemaine Clement (left) and Bret McKenzie (right) performing at Gramercy Theatre in New York on 14 June 2007
Background information
Also known as Rhymenoceros (McKenzie) & Hiphopopotamus (Clement)
Origin Wellington, New Zealand
Genres Comedy
Folk
Acoustic
Years active 1998–present
Labels Sub Pop, Flight of the Conchords Music, BBC Audiobooks
Associated acts So You're a Man, The Black Seeds, The Humourbeasts, The Videokid, Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra, Rhys Darby, Kristen Schaal
Website Official Web site
Members
Jemaine Clement
Bret McKenzie
.Flight of the Conchords is a New Zealand comedy duo composed of Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement.^ Flight of the Conchords is a New Zealand comedy duo composed of Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement.
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^ New Zealand musicians Bret (Bret McKenzie, left) and Jemaine (Jemaine Clement) look for their big break in Flight of the Conchords.
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^ The show features a musical comedy act from New Zealand, comprised of Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clemen.
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.Billing themselves as "Formerly New Zealand's fourth most popular guitar-based digi-bongo acapella-rap-funk-comedy folk duo",[1] the group uses a combination of witty observation, characterisation and acoustic guitar music.^ Billing themselves as "Formerly New Zealand's fourth most popular guitar-based digi-bongo a capella-rap-funk-comedy folk duo," the group uses a combination of witty observation, characterization and acoustic folk guitars.
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^ Flight of the Conchords is the name of a musical comedy duo from New Zealand.
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^ And despite describing themselves as New Zealand's 'fourth most popular guitar-based digi-bongo a cappella-rap-funk comedy folk duo' they are the hottest ticket in musical comedy.
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.The duo's comedy and music became the basis of a BBC radio series and then an American television series, which premiered in 2007, also called Flight of the Conchords.^ Flight Of The Conchords: comedy Kiwis on their musical dabblings .
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^ Flight of the Conchords - 2009 Comedy Tour .
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^ The duo's comedy and music became first the basis of a BBC radio series and then an American television series, also called Flight of the Conchords, which follows the trials and tribulations of the band as they try to make a name for themselves in their adopted home of New York City.

.They were named Best Alternative Comedy Act at the 2005 US Comedy Arts Festival and Best Newcomer at the Melbourne Comedy Festival, and they received a nomination for the Perrier Comedy Award at the 2003 Edinburgh Festival Fringe after performing at a venue called The Caves.^ But after they received a nomination for the coveted Perrier Comedy Award at the 2003 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, they could no longer ignore that they had full-time jobs if they wanted them.
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^ Named Best Alternative Comedy Act at the US Comedy Arts Festival and Best Newcomer at the Melbourne Comedy Festival in 2005, their live performances have garnered them a cult following and saw Flight of the Conchords nominated for a Perrier Comedy Award at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2003.
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^ In 2003 they were nominated for a Perrier Award.
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[2] .The duo's live performances have gained them a worldwide cult following.^ The duo's live performances have gained them a worldwide cult following.
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^ Named Best Alternative Comedy Act at the US Comedy Arts Festival and Best Newcomer at the Melbourne Comedy Festival in 2005, their live performances have garnered them a cult following and saw Flight of the Conchords nominated for a Perrier Comedy Award at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2003.
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^ Named Best Alternative Comedy Act at the 2005 US Comedy Arts Festival, Best Newcomer at the Melbourne Comedy Festival, and receiving a nomination for the Perrier Comedy Award at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2003, the duo's live performances have gained them a worldwide cult following.

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Contents

Career history

.Bret and Jemaine were flatmates at Victoria University of Wellington, where they were studying film and theatre before forming Flight of the Conchords in 1998. They first performed as part of a five-man group called So You're a Man, which included Taika Waititi, and had a small but loyal following in New Zealand and Australia.^ Additional performances Flight of the Conchords .
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^ Flight of the Conchords is a New Zealand comedy duo composed of Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement.
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^ Flight of the Conchords What did Bret, Jemaine and Sally order at the first restuarant?
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[4]

Appearances

.The band performed its first televised performances over four nights (May 3–6 2000) on Newtown Salad, a show on Wellington's short-lived local TV station "Channel 7" (later renamed "WTV").^ I love them and the first four episodes of the show.
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^ It shows in your television show and well as live shows.
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^ The characters felt too "sketch" to sustain an episode, let alone a series -- they belong in four-minute chunks on "Saturday Night Live".
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The songs, in order, were "Bowie", "Ladies of the World", "Petrov, Yelyena and Me", and "Hotties"[5]
.They performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2002 and 2003, when they were nominated for the Perrier Award.^ In 2003 they were nominated for a Perrier Award.
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^ Returning in 2003, with a new show, they were nominated for the prestigious Perrier Award.
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^ In 2002 they performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for the first time.
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[6] .They also performed at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival where they won the Best Newcomer Award.^ They won some awards for Being the best in New Zealand.
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^ But after they received a nomination for the coveted Perrier Comedy Award at the 2003 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, they could no longer ignore that they had full-time jobs if they wanted them.
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^ The series grew out of Clement and McKenzie’s touring musical act, which they actually launched in Canada (at the 2000 Calgary fringe festival) and which has since won them comedy awards and a following in North America, the U.K. and Australia.
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They were later featured in a 2004 campaign for British mobile phone retailer Phones 4U.[7] They were also featured on Australia's ABC TV in the show Stand Up![8]
.HBO gave the group a special on their Friday night half-hour stand-up comedy series One Night Stand.^ This led to one of their live performances being broadcast on HBO's stand-up comedy showcase One Night Stand .
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^ Also in 2005, HBO gave the group a special on their Friday night half-hour stand-up comedy series One Night Stand.
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^ Starting as a musical stand-up act, the Kiwi comedians found wider fame and acclaim (and a deal with Sub Pop) after the success of their HBO TV series, from which the majority of these cleverly observed songs are taken.
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.They then headlined at the opening weekend at Comix comedy club where they recorded two tracks included on 2007's "The Distant Future". They also performed at the South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas.^ The Distant Future August 7, 2007 $4.98 .
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^ The band has released two records, Folk the World Tour , a self-titled album, Flight of the Conchords , and an EP, The Distant Future , which won a 2007 Grammy for Best Comedy Album.
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^ This acclaimed Kiwi novelty band follow the release of their six-track Grammy Award-winning CD EP "The Distant Future" with their full-length debut.
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During their visit to Texas, they recorded a documentary titled Flight of the Conchords: A Texan Odyssey, which aired on New Zealand's TV3 in late 2006.[9]
.In June 2007, the band performed on David Letterman's Late Show[10] and were also interviewed by Terry Gross on the NPR radio show Fresh Air.^ Within a few years he was regularly headlining clubs all over the world and has appeared on " COMEDY CENTRAL Presents ," " Premium Blend ," "The Late Show with David Letterman ," "Late Night with Conan O'Brien " and "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno ."
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^ James Bobin, director/co-creator was interviewed on Fresh Air last week, too.
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^ About a week ago Michael and Michael talked to NPR's Terry Gross.
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.The band appeared at the 2007 Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester, Tennessee.^ Tortoise 2007-06-15 Bonnaroo Music Festival.
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^ For more about the making of the album, read our interview the band from the Pitchfork Music Festival.
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[11] .The EP The Distant Future was released.^ The Distant Future-EP .
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^ The band has released two records, Folk the World Tour , a self-titled album, Flight of the Conchords , and an EP, The Distant Future , which won a 2007 Grammy for Best Comedy Album.
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^ USERID__ http://www.buy.com/prod/the-distant-future-ep/q/loc/109/205116335.html .
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.It was produced by Mickey Petralia and recorded in Los Angeles and New York by Petralia and engineer Matt Shane.^ We had Mickey Petralia producing it, and he’s a studio wizard.
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^ He has played lead guitar in roots rock, blues and country bands and has done session work in New York and Los Angeles.
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^ Bret: We work with a guy called Mickey Petralia, he's our music producer.
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.The live portions were taken from concerts at Comix comedy club in New York City.^ Airs on Sunday at 10PM on HBO Series Concluded Flight of the Conchords is an American television sitcom that follows the adventures of a comedy duo of the same name as they seek to achieve fame and success in New York City.
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^ Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie, better known as FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS, have moved from New Zealand to New York City in an attempt to make it big in the United States.
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^ If you’re new to the show, it basically follows two folk singers from New Zealand, who are trying to make it big in New York City.
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.On 24 October 2007, Flight of the Conchords appeared as the musical guests on Late Night with Conan O'Brien.^ Flight of the Conchords, have been up to lately.

^ Within a few years he was regularly headlining clubs all over the world and has appeared on " COMEDY CENTRAL Presents ," " Premium Blend ," "The Late Show with David Letterman ," "Late Night with Conan O'Brien " and "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno ."
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^ Sub Pop Records, the label for the music/comedy duo Flight of the Conchords , confirmed the act's Emmy Night red carpet claim that three of their tracks were coming to Rock Band , Team Teabag reports.
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.In January 2008, the band spoke and performed as part of Comcast's presentation at CES 2008.[12] On 10 February 2008, the band won the Grammy for best comedy album for The Distant Future.^ February 2, 2009 10:12 AM .
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^ Flight of the Conchords album The Distant Future won the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album in 2008.
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^ Their recent EP, entitled The Distant Future, recently won a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album.

[13]
.On 13 February 2008, Flight of the Conchords had their first post-Grammy concert, a freebie show, at a small Wellington video store called Aro Video.^ I loved the first season of Flight of the conchords.
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^ Flight of the Conchords are not from Taranaki, they are from Wellington.

^ Filed under: Flight of the Conchords , Top 10 Posts of 2008 .
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[14] .On 5 March 2008, Jemaine & Bret performed at a private show at 'The Depot' in Salt Lake City, Utah.^ Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie, better known as FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS, have moved from New Zealand to New York City in an attempt to make it big in the United States.
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^ A few weeks ago Jemaine and Bret had said that they were not going to return to the show because it is so time consuming and a lot of work.
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^ Alas, it appears that the rumors that Bret and Jemaine only wanted to do two seasons of the show are true.
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The performance was for the 2008 Omniture (Web analytics Conference). .The following day, Flight of the Conchords performed in Cahn Auditorium at Northwestern University.^ The following threads are tagged with: flight of the conchords .
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^ Flight of the Conchords perform an acoustic concert (i.e.
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^ HBO.com Canada (http://hbocanada.com/) will be streaming the premiere episode of Flight of the Conchords Season 2 in 6 days starting on Tuesday December 23.
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.On 24 April 2008, Jemaine and Bret played a free show at Amoeba Music in Hollywood, CA. On 28 May 2008, Flight of the Conchords performed at the Google I/O conference in San Francisco.^ Flight of the Conchords Tickets - May 2009 .
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^ This elf is played by Bret from Flight of the Chonchords.
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^ Bret and Jemaine are back and finally so is The Flight of the Conchords.
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The band performed on the Main Stage of the Sasquatch! .Music Festival on Monday 26 May 2008 at The Gorge Amphitheatre in central Washington State.^ Lefty E May 14th, 2008 at 8:26 pm These guys crack me up.
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^ Monday May 05, 2008 10:00 AM .
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^ May 2008 (26) .

.On 12 July 2008, Flight of the Conchords performed at Sub Pop's 20th Anniversary Music Festival.^ Flight of the Conchords will be performing at the Bumbershoot festival 2005 in Seattle.

^ Flight of the Conchords, 2008 .
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^ Sub Pop 20th Anniversary Sampler .
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On 31 March 2009 the duo performed in Masterton New Zealand to 2000 locals as a benefit for Jemaine's old college Makoura College raising around NZ$80,000 prior to setting off on a 50 date tour of the US.

BBC radio series

.In 2004, the band created a radio series for BBC Radio 2.^ The duo's comedy and music became the basis of a BBC radio series and then the American HBO television series, which premiered in 2007.
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^ Since forming at college in their native New Zealand, the band has toured the traditional comedy circuits, recorded a radio show for the BBC, and starred in a hit HBO series.
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^ The duo's comedy and music became the basis of a BBC radio series and then an American television series, which premiered in 2007, also called Flight of the Conchords .
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[15] .Largely improvised, the series was based on the band's search for commercial success in London.^ In 2006, Clement was featured in a series of humorous commercials for the U.S.-based Outback Steakhouse restaurant chain, and later that year, the band penned a deal with U.S. indie imprint Sub Pop.
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^ The last noteworthy band, Tenacious D, was a proven success with their hilarious, yet serious self-titled album.
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^ Their constant search for their dream girls runs in between the main plot of their trying to become successful as a band.
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.It featured Rob Brydon as their narrator,[15] Rhys Darby as their manager and Jimmy Carr as a devoted fan called Kipper.^ Rob Brydon narrated, and Jimmy Carr played their number-one fan, Kipper.
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^ Jimmy Carr played a devoted fan called Kipper.
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^ This episode features Rhys Darby, Mike Sengelow and Neil Finn, it is narrated by Rob Brydon.

.The BBC Radio 2 series won the duo the Bronze Sony Radio Academy Award for comedy.^ Last week the show was nominated for a The Comedy Award in the Sony Radio Awards.

^ A six-part BBC Radio 2 series in 2005 led to a spot on HBO's "One Night Stand" comedy showcase, and ultimately to the Holy Grail of their very own series, just like Tony Soprano.

^ The Grammy Award-winning folk parody duo's first album is, for fans of their TV and Radio series, an essential collection of their witty songs.
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Television series

.The duo starred in a television series for HBO, titled Flight of the Conchords, which premiered in the United States in June 2007. The series simultaneously premiered in Canada on The Movie Network and Movie Central, and was also shown on The Comedy Network.^ Tags: Flight of the conchords , United States .
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^ Flight of the Conchords - 2009 Comedy Tour .
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^ These are all HBO comedy series Flight of the Conchords T-shirts currently on 80stees .
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.The fictional series revolves around the pair as they try to achieve success as a band in New York City and try to develop an American fan base.^ Airs on Sunday at 10PM on HBO Series Concluded Flight of the Conchords is an American television sitcom that follows the adventures of a comedy duo of the same name as they seek to achieve fame and success in New York City.
  • Flight of the Conchords - TV Show - Watch Online, Latest Season & Episodes - SideReel 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.sidereel.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie, better known as FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS, have moved from New Zealand to New York City in an attempt to make it big in the United States.
  • DVD: Flight of the Conchords - The Complete Second Season (DVD) with Jemaine Clement (actor) and Brett Mckenzie (actor) 3 February 2010 15:44 UTC www.tower.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Flight of the Conchords was an American television comedy series that followed the adventures of the Flight of the Conchords, a two-man novelty band from New Zealand, as its members seek fame and success in New York City.
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.The regular cast includes fellow comedians Rhys Darby as Murray, Arj Barker as Dave, Kristen Schaal as their obsessed fan Mel, David Costabile as Mel's tolerant husband Doug, and Eugene Mirman as Eugene, their landlord.^ The show features rhys darby as their manager Murray, Kristen Schaal as obsessive fan Mel, Arj Barker as their friend Dave and Eugene Mirman as their landlord.
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^ Other tour openers are Eugene Mirman and Arj Barker .
  • Flight of the Conchords ticket presale starting (password), updated tour dates (w/ Mirman, Schaal, Barker) - BrooklynVegan 3 February 2010 15:44 UTC www.brooklynvegan.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Brett: Some American comedians are acting in it: Eugene Mirman, Kristen Schaal, and Arj Barker.
  • Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement, Flight of the Conchords, Musicians and Comedians - Gothamist 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC gothamist.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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.This show also features many other comedians in guest starring roles.^ The quirky musical sitcom had a cult following and also gave some juicy supporting roles to comedians Kristen Schaal, Arj Barker, Eugene Mirman, Todd Barry and Demetri Martin, among many others.
  • the comic's comic: Flight of the Conchords 3 February 2010 15:44 UTC thecomicscomic.typepad.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ She’ll be back for next Sunday’s episode, which guest stars Saturday Night Live ’s Kristen Wiig and features Bret ...
  • Flight Of The Conchords | Tvclub | The A.V. Club 3 February 2010 15:44 UTC www.avclub.com [Source type: General]

^ But there are many elements in this show, and in other second-look shows, that beg that second look.
  • The Flight of Conchords and “second look” television :: Grant McCracken 3 February 2010 15:44 UTC cultureby.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Their songs are woven into the plot of each episode. .The first season consisted of 12 episodes.^ It was the first episode of the season that I immediately watched again.

^ After 12 episodes, it was announced that the boys would return with a second season in 2008.
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^ Watch the entire first episode of Flight of the Conchords Season 2!
  • Flight of the Conchords Bret McKenzie Makes My Heart Go Boom Boom! 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The second season of Flight of the Conchords started on HBO on 18 January 2009. The first episode of the second season premiered online on Funny or Die a few weeks early on 17 December 2008.[17] On 21 December, the first episode of Flight of the Conchords, season two, became available for online viewing on a variety of additional platforms including HBO.com, iTunes and HBO's YouTube channel.^ Flight of the Conchords: "A Good Opportunity" Review - December 30, 2008 The first episode of season 2 can be seen online.
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^ Flight of the Conchords - 2009 Tour Schedule .
  • Flight Of The Conchords Tickets - Flight Of The Conchords Dates, Flight Of The Conchords Events 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.ticketnetwork.com [Source type: General]

^ Watch the entire first episode of Flight of the Conchords Season 2!
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[18] .The second season consisted of 10 episodes.^ I think we’re going to do 10 episodes next season, so that would be another 20 songs.
  • :.. Flight of the Conchords | Under The Radar ..: 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.undertheradarmag.com [Source type: General]

^ The second season felt as if they used up the songs they wrote years ago, so they had a TV shows and needed to fill in about 10 minutes each episode with a song or two.
  • "Flight of the Conchords" Will Not Make a 3rd Season 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC digg.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Many of the jokes in the first three episodes of this comedy’s second season are throwaways that I didn’t get until I watched the episodes a second time.

.On 10 December 2009, the duo and co-creator/director James Bobin announced via their website that the show would not return for a third season.^ James Bobin, director/co-creator was interviewed on Fresh Air last week, too.
  • Flight of the Conchords: John Lennon meets Gary Shandling sort of thing | MetaFilter 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.metafilter.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ On December 10th, it was announced that they would not return for a third season.

^ The show was created by Clement, McKenzie and James Bobin.
  • Flight of the Conchords - tvcountdown.com 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.tvcountdown.com [Source type: General]

[19]
.Surprisingly, given their success outside New Zealand, Bret and Jemaine are rumoured to have had project proposals continually denied funding by New Zealand public television.^ Bret and Jemaine bid to be successful by...
  • Flight of the Conchords // Current 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC current.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ To its credit, the PG-13 Gentlemen Broncos , which opens Friday, gives hilarious New Zealander Jemaine Clement his first Hollywood feature film role.
  • Flight Of The Conchords | Underwire | Wired.com 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.wired.com [Source type: General]

^ It wouldn’t even be right to blame HBO, which, long before any Grammy nods, rewarded New Zealanders Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement with their very own half-hour special and weekly series.
  • flight of the conchords : Punchline Magazine – Comedy News, Comedy Blog, and all things in Stand Up Comedy - Comedy News, Comedy Blog, Comedy Reviews and all things in Stand Up Comedy. 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC punchlinemagazine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.As Brannavan Gnanalingam notes in The Lumiere Reader, rumour has it that NZ TV3 denied funding because Bret and Jemaine's humour was deemed "too Wellington", meaning their humour would not work with the average New Zealander outside the nation's capital.^ If New Zealand were a meal, it would be a fondue.
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^ Perhaps their manager would be of more use if he gave up his day-job as a Deputal Cultural Attach at the New Zealand consulate...
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^ Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie, better known as FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS, have moved from New Zealand to New York City in an attempt to make it big in the United States.
  • DVD: Flight of the Conchords - The Complete Second Season (DVD) with Jemaine Clement (actor) and Brett Mckenzie (actor) 3 February 2010 15:44 UTC www.tower.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[20]

Film

.Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie and Rhys Darby (the main trio from Flight of the Conchords) have appeared in a horror comedy titled Diagnosis: Death.^ Flight of the Conchords - 2009 Comedy Tour .
  • Flight Of The Conchords Tickets - Flight Of The Conchords Dates, Flight Of The Conchords Events 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.ticketnetwork.com [Source type: General]

^ Entertainment Flight of the Conchords are you a bretaholic bret and jemaine bret mckenzie bret mckenzie australian More...
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^ Flight of the Conchords features New Zealand folk-comedy performance duo Jemaine Clement and Bret...
  • Flight of the Conchords French New Wave | SPIKE 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.spike.com [Source type: General]

The film was released on 3 August 2009.
.Jemaine Clement appeared as novelist Ronald Chevalier in the 2009 comedy film Gentlemen Broncos opposite Michael Angarano and Sam Rockwell.^ Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie's tour includes music, guitar playing, witty banter, comedy, and parody songs.
  • Flight Of The Conchords Tickets - Flight Of The Conchords Dates, Flight Of The Conchords Events 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.ticketnetwork.com [Source type: General]

^ Well, hopefully not literally, I'm just using a shit metaphor), then start appearing in comedy films of varying quality.
  • The best five songs from Flight of the Conchords Series 2 | Richard Vine | Television & radio | guardian.co.uk 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ LA-Personalities-Examiner~y2009m11d4-Is-Flight-of-the-Conchords-being-grounded "Flight of the Conchords" star Jemaine Clement may be grounding the popular HBO comedy...
  • Flight of the Conchords // Current 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC current.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Jemaine Clement also starred as Jarod in the 2008 film Eagle vs. Shark.
.Bret McKenzie appeared as an unnamed elf in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.^ Remember when Bret McKenzie was just a guy in a wig with a dream in Lord of the Rings ?  Now, look -- he and bandmate Jemaine Clement, are Grammy-winning HBO stars who amuse themselves by starting rumors that their show is in trouble.
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^ Filed under: Flight of the Conchords , Jemaine Clement , Liv Tyler , Bret McKenzie , Lord of the Rings .
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^ The “Lord of the Rings” filmmakers were amused by Figwit’s cult popularity -- “They were fascinated by the way that developed,” McKenzie said -- so they gave the character a line in the third film.

.The Lord of the Rings fanbase dubbed the elf Figwit.^ This ditty is actually a return to Middle Earth for Bret McKenzie, as he appeared as elf escort Figwit in Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring .
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^ The “Lord of the Rings” filmmakers were amused by Figwit’s cult popularity -- “They were fascinated by the way that developed,” McKenzie said -- so they gave the character a line in the third film.

^ In fact, he played an elf in the first and third films of Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy.
  • Flight of the Conchords: fasten your seatbelts - Telegraph 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.telegraph.co.uk [Source type: General]

.McKenzie returned for a small speaking role in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King as the same elf of Rivendell, now named "Elf Escort".[21] He informs Arwen that she 'cannot delay' after she has a brief vision of her future with Aragorn and their son.^ This ditty is actually a return to Middle Earth for Bret McKenzie, as he appeared as elf escort Figwit in Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring .
  • Topless Robot - The 10 Best Songs from Flight of the Conchords 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.toplessrobot.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Remember when Bret McKenzie was just a guy in a wig with a dream in Lord of the Rings ?  Now, look -- he and bandmate Jemaine Clement, are Grammy-winning HBO stars who amuse themselves by starting rumors that their show is in trouble.
  • flight of the conchords - The Remote Island 3 February 2010 15:44 UTC www.nerve.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The “Lord of the Rings” filmmakers were amused by Figwit’s cult popularity -- “They were fascinated by the way that developed,” McKenzie said -- so they gave the character a line in the third film.

Awards

Award Awarded for Awarded at
Bronze (Comedy) BBC Radio Series Sony Radio Academy Awards 2006
Grammy for Best Comedy Album The Distant Future 50th Annual GRAMMY Awards 2007
Album of the Year Flight of the Conchords New Zealand Music Awards 08
Best Group Flight of the Conchords New Zealand Music Awards 08
Breakthrough Artist of the Year Flight of the Conchords New Zealand Music Awards 08
International Achievement Flight of the Conchords New Zealand Music Awards 08

Other achievements

.
  • On 15 November 2007, The Dominion Post awarded Clement and McKenzie with the 2007 Arts Wellys, and named them the 2007 Wellingtonians of the Year.
  • Time magazine's James Poniewozik named it one of the Top 5 New TV Series of 2007, ranking it at #2
  • Entertainment Weekly named Flight of the Conchords the seventh best show of 2007.
  • Flight of the Conchords were nominated for two Emmys in 2008, for Best Writing (Comedy Series) and Best Directing (Comedy Series).
  • Flight of the Conchords placed three songs in the Triple J Hottest 100, 2008.^ The best five songs from Flight of the Conchords Series 2 .
    • Flight of the Conchords: top 10 clips | Television & radio | guardian.co.uk 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]
    • The best five songs from Flight of the Conchords Series 2 | Richard Vine | Television & radio | guardian.co.uk 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ Flight of the Conchords - 2009 Comedy Tour .
    • Flight Of The Conchords Tickets - Flight Of The Conchords Dates, Flight Of The Conchords Events 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.ticketnetwork.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Flight of the Conchords ” co-creator James Bobin is directing a new Muppet film .
    • 'Flight of the Conchords' co-creator will direct Disney's Muppet movie - Judd Apatow, Celebrity Gossip 3 February 2010 15:44 UTC showhype.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    Business Time #19, The Most Beautiful Girl (In the Room) #60, and Hiphopopotamus Vs Rhymenocerous #67.
  • Flight of the Conchords had 3 more songs placed the following year, (Triple J Hottest 100, 2009) with Too Many Dicks (On The Dance Floor) at #86, Hurt Feelings at #30, and Carol Brown at #24
  • Clement was nominated for the 2009 Emmy for Best Actor (Comedy Series).

Discography

Albums

Year Title UK U.S. NZ Aus Can Label
2002 Folk the World Tour Flight of the Conchords Music
2006 The BBC Radio Series: Flight of the Conchords BBC Audiobooks Ltd
2007 The Distant Future (EP) 116 14 Sub Pop
2008 Flight of the Conchords 32 3 1 37 34
2009 Pencils in the Wind (7" Single) [22]
I Told You I Was Freaky[23][24] 47 19 7

References

  1. ^ Mark Hughes Cobb (2007-08-10). "Flight of the Conchords are silly fun". http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/article/20070810/TUSK02/708100302/-1/tusk02. 
  2. ^ "The Caves". http://www.thecavesedinburgh.com. 
  3. ^ "Conchords Take Flight on Prime". Prime TV. 2007-08-16. http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0708/S00197.htm. 
  4. ^ Itzkoff, Dave (10 June 2007). "New in Town, Talking Funny". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/10/arts/television/10itzk.html?_r=1&pagewanted=print. 
  5. ^ "Youtube video:"Newtown Salad" Channel 7, Wellington". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lnpaQ-Y_dWk. 
  6. ^ "if.comedy — Past winners". http://www.if.com/eddies/past-winners.html. Retrieved 2007-08-25. 
  7. ^ "What the Folk! – Vision". What the Folk!. http://www.whatthefolk.net/vision.htm. Retrieved 2007-08-25. 
  8. ^ Australian Broadcasting Corporation (2004-06-02). "Stand Up!". Press release. http://www.abc.net.au/corp/pubs/media/s1039177.htm. 
  9. ^ "Flight of the conchords: A Texan Odyssey". What the Folk!. http://www.gibson.co.nz/production/entry/flight_of_the_conchords_a_texan_odyssey/. Retrieved 2007-08-25. 
  10. ^ McIntee, Michael Z.. "Monday, 11 June 2007: Show #2768". http://www.cbs.com/latenight/lateshow/wahoo/index/php/20070611.phtml. Retrieved 2007-08-25. 
  11. ^ "Bonnaroo.com — Flight of the Conchords". Bonnaroo.com. http://www.bonnaroo.com/flight-of-the-conchords. Retrieved 2007-08-11. 
  12. ^ YouTube – Comcast / Flight of the Conchords at CES 2008
  13. ^ GRAMMY.com
  14. ^ Secret Conchords show packs tiny store (+photos, video) – New Zealand's source for entertainment news, gossip & music, movie & book reviews on Stuff.co.nz
  15. ^ a b "The Flight of the Conchords". BBC — Radio 2 Comedy. 2005-09-29. http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio2/comedy/conchords.shtml. Retrieved 2007-08-25. 
  16. ^ "Radioawards.org". http://www.radioawards.org/winners06/win06.htm. Retrieved 11 January 2007. 
  17. ^ "Season 2 Online Premiere – Flight of the Conchords"
  18. ^ "The Futon Critic". http://www.thefutoncritic.com/news.aspx?date=12/15/08&id=20081215hbo01. 
  19. ^ "flightoftheconchords.co.nz, 10 December 2009". http://flightoftheconchords.co.nz/2009/12/december-10th/. 
  20. ^ http://www.lumiere.net.nz/reader/item/1509 'Flight of the Conchords – Definitely in the Top 3'
  21. ^ "Bret McKenzie". http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1235366/. Retrieved 30 October 2009. 
  22. ^ Sub Pop Records (2009-01-25). "Pencils in the Wind". http://www.subpop.com/releases/flight_of_the_conchords/singles/pencils_in_the_wind. 
  23. ^ SPIN Magazine (2009-03-08). "Flight of the Conchords Land in Miami". http://www.spin.com/gallery/flight-conchords-land-miami?page=2#main. 
  24. ^ Sub Pop Records (2009-01-25). "One new Flight of the Conchords song every week!". http://www.subpop.com/channel/news/one_new_flight_of_the_conchords_song_every_week. 

External links

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Quotes

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikiquote

For quotes from the TV Series, see Flight of the Conchords (TV Series)
.The Flight of the Conchords is a New Zealand folk/pop/comedy duo composed of Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement.^ And, assuming so, is it anything like the New Zealand Consulate on “Flight of the Conchords”?
  • "Flight of the Conchords" versus a real New Zealand Consulate - Chicago Tribune 3 February 2010 15:44 UTC archives.chicagotribune.com [Source type: News]

^ Submit New flight of the conchords Lyrics ) .
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^ The Conchords are comprised of Jemaine Clement (the bespectacled one) and Bret McKenzie (the bearded one).
  • Amplifier Magazine: FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC amplifiermagazine.com [Source type: General]

Contents


Flip-Bret McKenzie

From HBO One Night Stand special

.After singing Think about it.^ After singing Think about it.
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Think, think about it
:
.Bret: There was a bit in that song where we were dealing with the issue of AIDS. The bit with the monkeys.^ However, we are apparently a pretty rude city, as there was a great deal of song-title screaming and heckling.
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^ We never knew where they were going to go during any given song, so we had a lot of mics open all the time and since they were on wedges, there was a lot of foldback that Ryan had to deal with.” .
  • Flight of the Conchords : SonicScoop – Creative, Technical & Business Connections For NYC’s Music & Sound Community 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.sonicscoop.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Issues (Think About It) is perhaps the best song out there, how can that not been in top 10!
  • Top 10 Flight of the Conchords Songs « Beck’s Beer - The global official website 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.becks.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Jemaine: Yeah because it was believed that AIDS was contracted from the monkeys.^ Jemaine : Yeah because it was believed that AIDS was contracted from the monkeys.
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^ Jemaine : Yeah, well -- yeah, it's mainly because you used to go out, but also mainly because of the whole situation with the light.
  • Flight of the Conchords (TV series) - Wikiquote 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Jemaine: Yeah, well- yeah, it’s mainly because you used to go out, but also mainly because of the whole situation with the light.
  • New contest :: Flight of the Conchords Season 1 on DVD | Fuel/Friends Music Blog 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.fuelfriendsblog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Not the band but the animal. .And we just wanted to deal with that issue - just a couple of points.^ And we just wanted to deal with that issue - just a couple of points.
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.Just changing the attitude towards AIDS from being "Eww AIDSy" to more like "Oh!^ Just changing the attitude towards AIDS from being "Eww AIDSy" to more like "Oh!
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^ Just looking at members of the audience it was more like a self-affirming thing really, everyone knew all the sketches by heart… .
  • Flight Of The Conchords: comedy Kiwis on their musical dabblings / In Depth // Drowned In Sound 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC drownedinsound.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Personally, I just like it for exactly what it is, not that it's going to change my life, or is ground-breaking, or revolutionary but it offers me a fun laugh on Sunday nights that I appreciate.
  • Flight of the Conchords < I Recommend 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.christonium.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Fun monkey disease"

.Before singing She's so hot...^ Before singing She's so hot...
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Boom!
, Bret gets out a futuristic-looking guitar-like instrument:
Bret: This is the DG20
.Jemaine: We got this from a pawn shop in the future.^ Bret : This is the DG20 Jemaine : We got this from a pawn shop in the future.
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^ (Bret and Murray leave the pawn shop, still looking for Jemaine) .
  • Flight of the Conchords (TV series) - Wikiquote 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ One other Conchords note: On Youtube, HBO posted some commercials for the pawn shop owned by Bret and Jemaine's friend Dave (Arj Barker).


.Bret: My wife and I weren't able to have children.^ Bret : My wife and I weren't able to have children.
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^ Jemaine : Bret's wife is not able to have children because she's not a real woman.
  • Flight of the Conchords - Wikiquote 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ Bret told tales of his imaginary wife and children, and their children’s children, and their children’s children’s children…maybe you had to be there.
  • About Last Night: Flight of the Conchords at Town Hall New York - Nerve Insider 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC nerve.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.That's why we chose to imagine them.^ That's why we chose to imagine them.
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The doctor suggested it and it's actually been incredibly rewarding.
.Jemaine: Bret's wife is not able to have children because she's not a real woman.^ Bret : My wife and I weren't able to have children.
  • Flight of the Conchords - Wikiquote 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ Jemaine : Bret's wife is not able to have children because she's not a real woman.
  • Flight of the Conchords - Wikiquote 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ Jemaine and Bret constantly fend off the amorous attentions of Mel ( Kristen Schaal ), a married woman who is their sole fan and stalker .
  • Coverage Request - "Flight of the Conchords - The Sperm Donor" - Zoji 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.zoji.com [Source type: General]

She's an imaginary person.
.Bret: Yeah, she's imaginary, yeah.^ Bret : Yeah, she's imaginary, yeah.
  • Flight of the Conchords - Wikiquote 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

.The kids take after her in that sense.^ The kids take after her in that sense.
  • Flight of the Conchords - Wikiquote 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

Interviews

.Interview with Mike McDaniel of the Houston Chronicle, HBO's Conchords takes flight.^ In the hbo series flights of the conchords?
  • WikiAnswers - In the HBO series Flight of the Conchords what are Bret and Jermaine's rapping names 3 February 2010 15:44 UTC wiki.answers.com [Source type: General]

^ Flight of the Conchords takes wing on TV .
  • Flight of the Conchords takes wing on TV - CBC Arts | TV 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.cbc.ca [Source type: General]

^ Shows A-Z - flight of the conchords on hbo .
  • Shows A-Z - flight of the conchords on hbo | TheFutonCritic.com 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.thefutoncritic.com [Source type: General]

.Houston Chronicle (2007-07-13).^ Houston Chronicle ( 2007 - 07-13 ).
  • Flight of the Conchords - Wikiquote 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ What 2 Watch: Weekend Edition: 8/11 - 8/13/07 - August 10, 2007 Jekyll, The Kill Point, Weeds and more!
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^ What 2 Watch: Weekend Edition: 7/14 - 7/16/07 - July 13, 2007 Naruto, The Dead Zone, The Closer and more!
  • IGN: Flight of the Conchords 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC tv.ign.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Retrieved on 2007-07-21.
.Interviewer: So what's the coolest thing about living in America?^ Here's a quick bullet-point list of the things I loved about "Prime Minister" (and that is followed by excerpts from a recent interview of Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement): .

.Clement: People are friendly.^ Clement : People are friendly.
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^ Clement : What Bret means to say is the people are friendly.
  • Flight of the Conchords - Wikiquote 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

McKenzie: Paying taxes to George Bush is a real treat.
.Clement: What Bret means to say is the people are friendly.^ Stars Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement , who were nominated for two Emmys last year, told fans on their Web site : "The less we say about the future of the show, the more people want to talk about it.
  • Goodbye 'Flight of the Conchords,' You Had It Going On | PopEater.com 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.popeater.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A statement was released by Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement which said, "We've noticed the less we say about the future of the show, the more people want to talk about it.
  • Crazy Days and Nights: Flight Of The Conchords Is Done 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.crazydaysandnights.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ People from New Zealand have a reputation for being boring, which we definitely play up on the show,” says Clement.
  • Will Success Spoil Flight of the Conchords? | Maxim.com | Maxim.com 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.maxim.com [Source type: General]


.Clement: We're Flight of the Conchords, from New Zealand.^ Bleacher Report — Authority 783 -in-cheek video and song creators of all time, Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement, from Flight of the Conchords .
  • Search for “"flight of the conchords"” - Technorati 3 February 2010 15:44 UTC technorati.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS Peace Love Folk HBO T Shirt NEW US $16.88 click for more information .
  • Flight of the Conchords Business Time Socks at reTeed.com 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.reteed.com [Source type: General]

^ And, assuming so, is it anything like the New Zealand Consulate on “Flight of the Conchords”?
  • "Flight of the Conchords" versus a real New Zealand Consulate - Chicago Tribune 3 February 2010 15:44 UTC archives.chicagotribune.com [Source type: News]

.McKenzie: I dunno if you guys know much about New Zealand, but, uh, a few years ago we invented something we call hip-hop.^ TMT: So, it says here you guys are from New Zealand.
  • Flight of the Conchords - Flight of the Conchords | MUSIC REVIEWS | Tiny Mix Tapes 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.tinymixtapes.com [Source type: General]

^ I love New Zealand hip hop.

^ That's how much we care about you.
  • flight of the conchords - The Remote Island 3 February 2010 15:44 UTC www.nerve.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Clement: 2001?
.McKenzie: Do you remember when we invented hip-hop that day, with Steve?^ McKenzie : Do you remember when we invented hip-hop that day, with Steve?
  • Flight of the Conchords - Wikiquote 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ McKenzie : I dunno if you guys know much about New Zealand, but, uh, a few years ago we invented something we call hip-hop.
  • Flight of the Conchords - Wikiquote 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ Bret: I hope you'll use our hip-hop names throughout the article.
  • Marc Allan - Fasten Your Seat Belts for Flight of the Conchords 9 January 2010 17:017 UTC marc-allan.com [Source type: General]

Clement: At the barbecue?"

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