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  1. Flight of the Conchords set Houston dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Houston Chronicle

    New Zealand parody folk duo Flight of the Conchords have won several comedy awards and will perform in The Woodlands Aug. 24. New Zealand parody folk duo Flight of the Conchords have won several comedy awards and will perform in The Woodlands Aug. 24. The formerly televised comedy/music duo Flight of the Conchords will bring its "Flight of the Conchords Sing Flight of the Conchords" tour to town this fall when Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement play the the Cynthia Woods Pavilion on Oct. 25. Hailing from New Zealand, Flight of the Conchords found a bigger American audience with an HBO series that premiered in 2007.

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  2. Review: Hunt for the WilderpeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | Best of New Orleans

    ... comedy collaborator of Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie - best known as the semi-fictional band Flight of the Conchords from the HBO series of the same name - Waititi fell into filmmaking when a short film he made for the 48 Hour Film Project was ...

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  3. Sarah Jessica Parker reveals Kiwi affairRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | The New Zealand Herald

    The Flight of the Conchords star's next role has been revealed: he will play a key recurring character in Divorce , the HBO show that marks Parker's much-hyped return to television. The comedy-drama follows Parker's character, Frances, a mother-of-two who is struggling through a divorce with her husband Robert, played by Thomas Haden Church.

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  4. Is Netflix's Mascots The Next Great Mockumentary?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Film School Rejects

    ... But Popstar is not the only recent mockumentary release. Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi and Flight of the Conchords co-creator Jemaine Clement had much more success with their 2014 film What We Do in The Shadows. On a $1.6 million budget, ...

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  5. Mum in the dark on Bret McKenzie's new gig with James CordenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 31 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... in the US but didn't know what he was working on with The Late Late Show host. She said McKenzie and Flight of the Conchords co-star Jemaine Clement had just completed a nationwide tour in the US. Corden's Carpool Karaoke skit, which appears in The ...

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  6. Bret McKenzie teams up with British funny man James CordenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 29 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... orld, with guests including Michelle Obama, Jennifer Lopez and Elton John. As one half of comic band Flight of the Conchords with Jemaine Clement, the Kiwi duo's self-named TV series was picked up by major US network HBO and was also a hit in the UK.

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  7. Flight of the Conchords played 2 shows at the Greek Theatre in LARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Brooklynvegan

    The self-proclaimed "biggest band in New Zealand" Flight of the Conchords capped off their big Summer tour , the most exciting part was hearing all the new material that they've been developing over the past few years. "Father and Son" has been around for awhile, but it's one of the funniest things they've ever done.

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  8. Flight of the Conchords touch down for two hilarious SoCal showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | The Wave

    Flight of the Conchords touched down in Los Angeles on Tuesday for the first of two sold-out shows at the Greek Theatre, and my oh my, what a wonderful reminder it was of all we've been missing since the fourth-most popular folk duo in New Zealand, as the Conchords sometimes bill themselves, flew away some seven years ago now. Flight of the Conchords, of course, is the musical comedy duo of Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement, who developed their act in New Zealand's alternative comedy scene before breaking out internationally with the comedy television series "Flight of the Conchords" which ran for two seasons on HBO from 2007 to 2009.

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  9. Flight of the ConchordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | LA Weekly

    It's been seven years since Flight of the Conchords ended their eponymous HBO series, in which the two stars won us over with their deadpan folk songs and repeatedly reminded us that they're not Australian. During that time, Jemaine Clement appeared in several movies, including 2013's hilarious vampire mockumentary, What We Do in the Shadows , and Bret McKenzie won an Oscar for Best Original Song for "Man or Muppet" from The Muppets .

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  10. Flight of the Conchords share their thoughts on New Zealand's national birdRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Stuff.co.nz

    New Zealand's fourth-most popular guitar-based, digi-bongo, acapella-rap-funk-comedy folk duo, Flight of the Conchords, has paid tribute to our national bird - in a way only they could. Jemaine Clement and Brett McKenzie have been enlisted to help promote a new BBC television mini-series, New Zealand: Earth's Mystical Islands .

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  11. Photo Flash: Voice Talents & Character Images for Disney's MOANA RevealedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... way." JEMAINE CLEMENT ("The BFG," "Despicable Me," "Rio," "Rio 2," "What We Do in The Shadows ," Flight of the Conchords) provides THE VOICE of TAMATOA, a self-absorbed, 50-foot crab who lives in Lalotai, the realm of monsters. The conceited ...

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  12. Moana Characters and Voice Cast AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | ComingSoon.net

    ... every way." A Jemaine Clement ( The BFG , Despicable Me , Rio , Rio 2 , What We Do in the Shadows , "Flight of the Conchords") provides the voice of Tamatoa, a self-absorbed, 50-foot crab who lives in Lalotai, the realm of monsters. The conceited ...

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  13. Kiwis set to shine in Disney taleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... former Pussycat Dolls singer Nicole Scherzinger, as Moana's mother, Sina. Jemaine Clement's ( Flight of the Conchords , The BFG ) role is a little less traditional, but ripe for the comedic acting Clement is known for. He plays Tamatoa, a conceited ...

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  14. Christchurch comedians star in Oz version of Whose Line is it Anyway?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2016 | The Press On-Line

    ... performers in the new version, which is filming in Melbourne. Darby, best known for his role in Flight of the Conchords, first emerged as a stand-up comedian on Christchurch's open mic scene, Wilson is a founding member of Christchurch improv group ...

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  15. Watch Anna Faris Being Hilarious In This (Real) Flight Safety VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Refinery 29

    ... she used her comedy skills to teach Air New Zealand passengers all about flight safety. She joined Flight of the Conchords funny man and New Zealand native Rhys Darby on his mission to explain the most important air safety tips with the help of some ...

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  16. These airplane safety videos get the Hollywood treatmentRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2016 | GantDaily.com

    ... in blockbusters like Lost in Translation and Scary Movie. Darby is best known as Murray from HBO's Flight of the Conchords. This is not the first time Air New Zealand has recruited celebrities to get its customers to watch the safety videos. Last ...

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  17. Idiosyncratic "Hunt for the Wilderpeople" goes out in a blaze of farceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Berkshire Eagle

    Julian Dennison as Ricky and Sam Neill as his "Uncle" Hector in "Hunt for the Wilderpeople" at Images Cinema in Williamstown. "Flight of the Conchords" went off the air in 2009 but the beat has gone on in the films of Taika Waititi.

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  18. Jemaine and Bret apologise, and talk about enjoying their livesRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2016 | Scoop

    ... Mr. McKenzie said, "we've come to like jazz music" For the 18 years that this band has existed, Flight of the Conchords has been distinguished by its subtlety: songs, jokes and stage banter so understated, you could be forgiven for not realizing ...

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  19. 'Hunt For The Wilderpeople' Is Indie Fare For The FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... enough to make you tear up. It's just straight-up amusing, a cinematic zipline slide. Fans of the "Flight of the Conchords" will spot a familiar face in Rhys Darby, and those who like Waititi's work have no reason to miss this. If anything, Hunt for ...

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  20. 'Hunt for the Wilderpeople' a gift for 'Flight of the Conchords' fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Cleveland.com

    ... references, fans will suss them out early on. "Wilderpeople" is the cheeky love child of HBO's "Flight of the Conchords" and Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom." Even better, writer-director Taiki Waititi's droll blend of American deadpan comedy and ...

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