The Best Episodes of Flight of the Conchords

Last Updated: Dec 10, 2018

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

Evicted

#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.

star 8.33
102 votes
Directors: Taika Waititi
Writers: James Bobin, Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie
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New Cup

#2 - New Cup

Season 2 - Episode 2

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

star 8.24
135 votes
Directors: James Bobin
Writers: Duncan Sarkies
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Drive By

#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.

star 8.22
162 votes
Directors: Taika Waititi
Writers: Taika Waititi
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The Third Conchord

#4 - The Third Conchord

Season 1 - Episode 12

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

star 8.18
129 votes
Directors: James Bobin
Writers: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, James Bobin
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New Fans

#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.

star 8.14
142 votes
Directors: Taika Waititi
Writers: Duncan Sarkies
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Girlfriends

#6 - Girlfriends

Season 1 - Episode 8

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 8.10
146 votes
Directors: James Bobin
Writers: Eric Kaplan
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Bowie

#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.

star 8.10
193 votes
Directors: Troy Miller
Writers: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, James Bobin
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What Goes on Tour

#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.

star 8.09
148 votes
Directors: Paul Simms
Writers: Paul Simms
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Prime Minister

#9 - Prime Minister

Season 2 - Episode 7

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 8.02
116 votes
Directors: James Bobin
Writers: James Bobin, Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie
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Love Is the Weapon of Choice

#10 - Love Is the Weapon of Choice

Season 2 - Episode 6

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

star 8.02
118 votes
Directors: James Bobin
Writers: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, Paul Simms
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Mugged

#11 - 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.

star 7.99
228 votes
Directors: James Bobin
Writers: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, James Bobin
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Unnatural Love

#12 - Unnatural Love

Season 2 - Episode 5

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

star 7.98
124 votes
Directors: Michel Gondry
Writers: Damon Beesley, Iain Morris
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The Actor

#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.

star 7.94
128 votes
Writers: Damon Beesley, Ian Morris
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Yoko

#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.

star 7.94
188 votes
Directors: Troy Miller
Writers: James Bobin, Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie
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The Tough Brets

#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.

star 7.91
126 votes
Directors: James Bobin
Writers: James Bobin, Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie
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Murray Takes It to the Next Level

#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.

star 7.84
122 votes
Directors: Troy Miller
Writers: James Bobin, Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie
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Sally

#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.

star 7.82
399 votes
Directors: James Bobin
Writers: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, James Bobin
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Sally Returns

#18 - Sally Returns

Season 1 - Episode 5

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

star 7.79
186 votes
Directors: James Bobin
Writers: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, James Bobin
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A Good Opportunity

#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.

star 7.74
131 votes
Directors: James Bobin
Writers: James Bobin, Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie
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Wingmen

#20 - Wingmen

Season 2 - Episode 9

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

star 7.73
108 votes
Directors: Troy Miller
Writers: James Bobin, Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie
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Bret Gives Up the Dream

#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.

star 7.70
266 votes
Directors: James Bobin
Writers: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, James Bobin
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New Zealand Town

#22 - New Zealand Town

Season 2 - Episode 8

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 7.61
121 votes
Directors: Taika Waititi
Writers: Taika Waititi
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