The BEST Episodes of Flight of the Conchords

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 2, 2020

Network: HBO

Bret and Jemaine are Flight of the Conchords, a folk-rock band from New Zealand living in New York City in search of stardom.

Bowie

#1 - Bowie

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 22, 2007

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.

star 8.01
824 votes
Directors: Troy Miller
Writers: Bret McKenzie, James Bobin, Jemaine Clement
Evicted

#2 - Evicted

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 22, 2009

Bret and Jemaine 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.

star 7.98
567 votes
Directors: Taika Waititi
Writers: Bret McKenzie, James Bobin, Jemaine Clement
Mugged

#3 - Mugged

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 1, 2007

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.

star 7.93
1,003 votes
Directors: James Bobin
Writers: Bret McKenzie, James Bobin, Jemaine Clement
The Third Conchord

#4 - The Third Conchord

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 3, 2007

Murray introduces a new bongo-playing band member on Bret and Jemaine, triggering angry dances and mutant half-bands.

star 7.86
751 votes
Directors: James Bobin
Writers: Bret McKenzie, James Bobin, Jemaine Clement
Love Is the Weapon of Choice

#5 - Love Is the Weapon of Choice

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 22, 2009

Bret and Jemaine become rivals for the attentions of the same woman, who happens to have an epileptic dog that has gone missing.

star 7.84
629 votes
Directors: James Bobin
Writers: Bret McKenzie, Jemaine Clement, Paul Simms
Unnatural Love

#6 - Unnatural Love

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 15, 2009

Jemaine starts dating an Australian, to Bret's dismay and inconvenience.

star 7.84
808 votes
Directors: Michel Gondry
Writers: Damon Beesley, Iain Morris
Drive By

#7 - Drive By

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 29, 2007

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.

star 7.80
819 votes
Directors: Taika Waititi
Writers: Taika Waititi
Girlfriends

#8 - Girlfriends

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 5, 2007

Bret and Jemaine pick up two women at a croissant shop - but end up with very different dating experiences. Meanwhile, Murray makes an album deal for the band.

star 7.80
666 votes
Directors: James Bobin
Writers: Eric Kaplan
Bret Gives Up the Dream

#9 - Bret Gives Up the Dream

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 24, 2007

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.

star 7.77
1,008 votes
Directors: James Bobin
Writers: Bret McKenzie, James Bobin, Jemaine Clement
Prime Minister

#10 - Prime Minister

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 1, 2009

Murray sets up a meeting for the New Zealand prime minister; Jemaine gets mixed up with an Art Garfunkel fan at the end of a tribute gig.

star 7.75
708 votes
Directors: James Bobin
Writers: Bret McKenzie, James Bobin, Jemaine Clement
New Cup

#11 - New Cup

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 25, 2009

Bret and Jemaine s fortunes unravel after Bret buys a new tea cup; Jemaine goes to desperate measures to supplement his income.

star 7.74
675 votes
Directors: James Bobin
Writers: Duncan Sarkies
What Goes on Tour

#12 - What Goes on Tour

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 12, 2007

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.

star 7.70
719 votes
Directors: Paul Simms
Writers: Paul Simms
Yoko

#13 - Yoko

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 8, 2007

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.

star 7.68
768 votes
Directors: Troy Miller
Writers: Bret McKenzie, James Bobin, Jemaine Clement
Sally

#14 - Sally

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 17, 2007

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.

star 7.67
1,375 votes
Directors: James Bobin
Writers: Bret McKenzie, James Bobin, Jemaine Clement
New Fans

#15 - New Fans

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 19, 2007

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.

star 7.62
765 votes
Directors: Taika Waititi
Writers: Duncan Sarkies
Wingmen

#16 - Wingmen

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 15, 2009

Jemaine and Dave help Bret woo the clerk at the cheap zoo (pet shop). Jemaine also helps Murry seek forgiveness from Greg.

star 7.54
644 votes
Directors: Troy Miller
Writers: Bret McKenzie, James Bobin, Jemaine Clement
The Actor

#17 - The Actor

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 26, 2007

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.

star 7.53
611 votes
Writers: Damon Beesley, Ian Morris
Sally Returns

#18 - Sally Returns

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 15, 2007

Sally, the ex-girlfriend of both Bret and Jemaine, from the season premiere, returns to further complicate things in the band.

star 7.49
846 votes
Directors: James Bobin
Writers: Bret McKenzie, James Bobin, Jemaine Clement
A Good Opportunity

#19 - A Good Opportunity

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 18, 2009

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.

star 7.48
618 votes
Directors: James Bobin
Writers: Bret McKenzie, James Bobin, Jemaine Clement
Murray Takes It to the Next Level

#20 - Murray Takes It to the Next Level

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 8, 2009

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.

star 7.40
716 votes
Directors: Troy Miller
Writers: Bret McKenzie, James Bobin, Jemaine Clement
New Zealand Town

#21 - New Zealand Town

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 8, 2009

Trying to look cool for a gig at the Grand Opening of New York's one-block New Zealand enclave, the Conchords end up getting hooked on hair gel.

star 7.36
744 votes
Directors: Taika Waititi
Writers: Taika Waititi
The Tough Brets

#22 - The Tough Brets

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 1, 2009

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.

star 7.32
779 votes
Directors: James Bobin
Writers: Bret McKenzie, James Bobin, Jemaine Clement