The Best Episodes of Flight of the Conchords
Last Updated: Jan 19, 2019
Bret and Jemaine are Flight of the Conchords, a folk-rock band from New Zealand living in New York City in search of stardom.
#1 - Evicted
Season 2 - Episode 10
Bret and Jermaine can't afford to pay their rent and are forced to move in with Mel and Doug, and Murray believes they can make some money with a theatrical production about the band.
#3 - Drive By
Season 1 - Episode 7
Bret and Jemaine are shocked by the prejudiced actions of a fruit vendor who won't sell to them because they are New Zealanders. Dave recommends a strong response and teaches them how to "flip the bird". Murray is smitten with the new tech support lady at the consulate.
#5 - New Fans
Season 1 - Episode 10
A performance at a local "World Music Jam" results in the Conchords gaining two new fans, but Mel is suspicious of the newcomers and their motives. Murray encourages the band to adopt a more "rock star" attitude.
#7 - Bowie
Season 1 - Episode 6
After a photo session, Bret develops body image issues and gets some dream advice from his idol, David Bowie. Jemaine plots to cheer him up and Murray tries to get one of the band's tunes used for a musical greeting card.
#8 - What Goes on Tour
Season 1 - Episode 9
Using the band's "emergency fund," Murray organizes a warm-up tour in preparation for a big gig in Central Park. At an airport bar, the boys get hooked by some "mermaids" from a woman's water-polo team - nearly ruining the tour and their relationship with Murray.
#12 - Mugged
Season 1 - Episode 3
Bret loses Jemaine's trust after Bret abandons him when they get mugged. To regain it, Bret tries to retrieve Jemaine's stolen "camera phone" (a phone with a camera taped to it) from their muggers, who are experiencing their own trust issues.
#13 - The Actor
Season 1 - Episode 11
Bret and Jemaine enlist a semi-professional actor to cheer Murray up after a disappointing gig. Asked to place a good-hearted rejection call, the actor gets carried away, offering Murray and the Conchords a recording deal that's too good to be true.
#14 - Yoko
Season 1 - Episode 4
Murray tries to interest Bret and Jemaine in his tour of New York band rotundas. However, Bret has a date with Coco, the girl he met at his sign-holding job. Jemaine tags along on the date, and quickly makes a habit of inviting himself along on all their dates. When Bret finally tells Jemaine that he doesn't want him to come on the dates any more, Jemaine and Murray's conclusion is that Coco is pulling a "Yoko Ono" and trying to break up the band.
#15 - The Tough Brets
Season 2 - Episode 3
Bret organizes a gang to protect himself from rappers he dissed in a song; Murray and Jemaine confront a group of Aussie bullies; Mel paints a portrait Jemaine can't get rid of.
#16 - Murray Takes It to the Next Level
Season 2 - Episode 4
Murray tries to elevate Bret and Jemaine on his friendship graph, bringing his questioning pal Jim in on the plan; Mel demands an apology from Bret for inappropriate dream behavior.
#17 - Sally
Season 1 - Episode 1
Bret and Jemaine go to a party at Dave's, where Jemaine meets and falls for the 'most beautiful girl in the room', Sally. When it turns out that Sally used to go out with Bret, things get weird between Bret and Jemaine.
#19 - A Good Opportunity
Season 2 - Episode 1
Bret and Jemaine fire Murray for neglecting them in favour of the Crazy Dogggz and almost immediately they receive an offer to write a jingle for a commercial. Meanwhile Murray's fortunes reverse after he discovers that the Crazy Dogggz big hit is a rip-off of a 1990s Polish song.
#21 - Bret Gives Up the Dream
Season 1 - Episode 2
Faced with dire financial circumstances, Bret and Jemaine look for jobs. Bret gets a job holding signs but soon he has no time for the band and Murray and Jemaine start looking for a replacement.