The series was created by Bret McKenzie, Jemaine Clement and British film director James Bobin. Flight of the Conchords New Zealand's 4th Most Popular Folk Parody Duo --have brought their act to New York's East Village with hopes of conquering America. Envisioning a new life with Sally--including making 'Business Time' with her every Wednesday night--Jemaine's dreams take a detour when he learns she won't spend time with him until he gets his own place. But I think it's mainly because her and I used to go out. Ultimately, recognizing his partner is indispensable, Jemaine tracks down Bret to ask him back in the band--under one condition.
Jemaine: Yeah, and you also don't want to be startled by a light, do you? Jemaine: Yeah, Sally wanted to leave when you turned the light on. They are aided by their inept manager, Murray, who works at the New Zealand Consulate by day. At an airport bar, the boys get hooked by some 'mermaids' from a women's water-polo team--nearly ruining the tour and their relationship with Murray. When Murray books the Conchords at a daytime trade show, Bret can't get off work, so Jemaine is forced to play the gig with a replacement member: a tape recording of Bret. Unfortunately, the date of his bash conflicts with Sally's birthday, and Bret, who reveals he's still in love with Sally, forsakes Jemaine's party in favor of Sally's, where he trumps Jemaine with a special hand-crafted gift. Their innocent, misguided efforts to find romance or land a gig rarely yield dividends, but they do spawn an abundance of plaintive tunes about life, love and the pursuit of the elusive music video.
He's like the Pied Piper of cool. Meanwhile, their manager Murray shares his two-pronged plan for the band that includes making a music video, and Bret deals with the advances of Mel--the band's lone obsessed fan. Bret: Pied Piper wasn't cool, he took all those kids into a cave. Look at him over there with all his friends. But you know, no-one gets on. That night, a 1972-era David Bowie advises Bret to wear an eye patch.
They share a cramped apartment in New York City. Date Aired Flight of the Conchords Episodes Season 1 17 June 2007 24 June 2007 01 July 2007 08 July 2007 15 July 2007 22 July 2007 29 July 2007 05 August 2007 12 August 2007 19 August 2007 26 August 2007 02 September 2007 Season 2 18 January 2009 25 January 2009 01 February 2009 08 February 2009 15 February 2009 22 February 2009 01 March 2009 08 March 2009 15 March 2009 22 March 2009. Murray: What do you mean? Murray: Mind you, they did make some of their best music back then. When Coco sits in on a band meeting bringing sandwiches and a cool Conchords poster , Jemaine accuses her of being Yoko-esque, prompting Bret's angry departure. After attending a band meeting in which Murray reveals he's used their retirement fund to invest in 'real estate,' Jemaine moves into a 'studio compartment' in a fancy doorman building, and plans a space-warming party. Other friends and cohorts include Dave, their clueless American friend, and the psychotic Mel, their only fan.
Flight of the Conchords' Bret McKenzie may be sitting successfully in the shadows of The Muppets, after contributing to the film with several songs. At a bohemian party, Jemaine falls for Sally who used to date Bret , but Bret spoils the moment back at their apartment. But finding someone in the U. Flight of the Conchords--search for romance and gigs in New York City. Although there was four of them, so more of a love square.
Pied Piper was cool wasn't he? Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie--a. Meanwhile, Murray falls for a leggy blonde tech-support woman at his office, and asks the Conchords to help him write her a love song. With his sign-holding skills being rewarded, and with a cute protege named Coco hanging on his every move, Bret finds he has less and less time to devote to the band. Bret: I can't believe you just said that. When you are in a band, you don't get with your bandmate's girlfriend. Meanwhile, Murray pushes the band to let an audio-greeting-card company use their robot song.
But as slights against the boys continue, Bret and Jemaine find themselves in the middle of a race war with anti-Kiwi mutha 'uckas. Jemaine: I think I know where I went wrong last night. It's 'cause you and her used to go out, but also because of the thing with the light. I think she found it weird - the whole thing with you there with the - with the light. All goes well for a while--Jemaine even offers constructive revisions to Bret's two-hour love song to Coco--but eventually Bret asks his mate to leave him alone, at least during his dates.
. Jemaine's subsequent dismay, coupled with the betrayal felt by the band's lone fan, Mel who has a crush on Bret , threatens the band's future. Only Bret is successful--he gets a job holding up signs during the day, a problem since Jemaine refuses to practice at night. In Season One of this irreverent musical-comedy series, cutting-edge folk-comedy performance duo Jemaine and Bret move to downtown Manhattan where they hang out, go to bohemian parties, interact with their one obsessed fan, get mugged by inept thugs and pursue elusive women. Jemaine: Yes, well, thanks for that.