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Flight of the Conchords

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Flight of the Conchords
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Premiere June 17, 2007
Finale March 22, 2009
Creator James Bobin
Jemaine Clement
Bret McKenzie
Network HBO
Style 30-minute comedy
Company Dakota Pictures
Seasons 2
Episodes 22
Origin USA

Flight of the Conchords is a comedy that aired on HBO. It follows the two-man band Flight of the Conchords, which is made up of New Zealanders Bret on guitar and Jemaine on bass, as they try to make it in New York City. Murray, who works at the New Zealand consulate, is the band's manager, and his assistant is Greg. Mel is the band's biggest (and only) fan, who obsesses over, and sometimes stalks, the band, sometimes with his reluctant husband Doug along. The band's best friend is Dave, who runs a local pawn shop, who they often look to for advice.

In real life, Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement are in a band called Flight of the Conchords, but the show is a fictionalized account of the band.

After the second season finished airing, there was no definitive word as to whether the show would continue. HBO reportedly wanted a third season, but it was up to McKenzie and Clement, who weren't sure if they wanted to continue. The band has now confirmed that they will NOT be doing a third season, meaning the show is officially finished.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Billed Cast
Bret McKenzie Bret 1 2
Jemaine Clement Jemaine 1 2
Rhys Darby Murray 1 2
Kristen Schaal Mel 1 2
Arj Barker Dave 1 2
Supporting/Recurring Cast
Frank Wood Greg 1 2
David Costabile Doug 1 2
Eugene Mirman Eugene 1 2

Seasons

Season Premiere Finale #
HBO
Season One June 17, 2007 September 2, 2007 12
Season Two January 18, 2009 March 22, 2009 10

In-Depth

DVD Releases

Title Release Date #
Complete Series
The Complete Collection August 24, 2010 5 purchase
Season Sets
The Complete First Season November 6, 2007 2 purchase
The Complete Second Season August 4, 2009 2 purchase

External Sites