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The Best Episodes of Flight of the Conchords

Every episode of Flight of the Conchords ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Flight of the Conchords!

The trials and tribulations of a two man, digi-folk band who have moved from New Zealand to New York in the hope of forging a successful music career. So far they've managed to find a manager (whose "other" job is at the New Zealand Consulate), one fan (a married obsessive) and one friend (who owns the local pawn shop) -- but not much else.

Genre:Comedy
Network:HBO

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Flight of the Conchords" is "Unnatural Love", rated 8.8/10 from 779 user votes. It was directed by Michel Gondry and written by Iain Morris, Damon Beesley. "Unnatural Love" aired on 2/15/2009 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Mugged".

  • Unnatural Love
    8.8/10 779 votes

    #1 - Unnatural Love

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2009-02-15

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

    Director: Michel Gondry

    Writer: Iain Morris, Damon Beesley

  • Mugged
    8.7/10 975 votes

    #2 - Mugged

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2007-07-01

    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.

    Director: James Bobin

    Writer: James Bobin, Bret McKenzie, Jemaine Clement

  • The New Cup
    8.6/10 685 votes

    #3 - The New Cup

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2009-01-25

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

    Director: James Bobin

    Writer: Duncan Sarkies

  • The Tough Brets
    8.5/10 646 votes

    #4 - The Tough Brets

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2009-02-01

    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.

    Director: James Bobin

    Writer: James Bobin, Bret McKenzie, Jemaine Clement

  • Yoko
    8.4/10 809 votes

    #5 - Yoko

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2007-07-08

    Bret's relationship with Coco threatens to split up the duo.

    Director: Troy Miller

    Writer: James Bobin, Bret McKenzie, Jemaine Clement

  • Drive By
    8.4/10 782 votes

    #6 - Drive By

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2007-07-29

    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.

    Director: Taika Waititi

    Writer: Taika Waititi

  • The Actor
    8.4/10 698 votes

    #7 - The Actor

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2007-08-26

    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.

    Director: Michael Patrick Jann

    Writer: Iain Morris, Damon Beesley

  • Girlfriends
    8.3/10 730 votes

    #8 - Girlfriends

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2007-08-05

    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.

    Director: James Bobin

    Writer: Eric Kaplan

  • Love Is a Weapon of Choice
    8.3/10 609 votes

    #9 - Love Is a Weapon of Choice

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2009-02-22

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

    Director: James Bobin

    Writer: Bret McKenzie, Jemaine Clement, Paul Simms

  • What Goes on Tour
    8.2/10 721 votes

    #10 - What Goes on Tour

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2007-08-12

    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.

    Director: Paul Simms

    Writer: Paul Simms

  • New Fans
    8.2/10 688 votes

    #11 - New Fans

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2007-08-19

    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.

    Director: Taika Waititi

    Writer: Duncan Sarkies

  • Prime Minister
    8.2/10 590 votes

    #12 - Prime Minister

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2009-03-01

    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.

    Director: James Bobin

    Writer: James Bobin, Bret McKenzie, Jemaine Clement

  • Sally
    8.1/10 1,104 votes

    #13 - Sally

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2007-06-17

    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.

    Director: James Bobin

    Writer: James Bobin, Bret McKenzie, Jemaine Clement

  • Bret Gives Up the Dream
    8.1/10 875 votes

    #14 - Bret Gives Up the Dream

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2007-06-24

    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.

    Director: James Bobin

    Writer: James Bobin, Bret McKenzie, Jemaine Clement

  • Evicted
    8.1/10 528 votes

    #15 - Evicted

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2009-03-22

    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.

    Director: Taika Waititi

    Writer: James Bobin, Bret McKenzie, Jemaine Clement

  • Sally Returns
    8.0/10 736 votes

    #16 - Sally Returns

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2007-07-15

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

    Director: James Bobin

    Writer: James Bobin, Bret McKenzie, Jemaine Clement

  • Bowie
    8.0/10 777 votes

    #17 - Bowie

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2007-07-22

    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.

    Director: Troy Miller

    Writer: James Bobin, Bret McKenzie, Jemaine Clement

  • The Third Conchord
    8.0/10 682 votes

    #18 - The Third Conchord

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2007-09-03

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

    Director: James Bobin

    Writer: James Bobin, Bret McKenzie, Jemaine Clement

  • A Good Opportunity
    7.9/10 651 votes

    #19 - A Good Opportunity

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2009-01-18

    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.

    Director: James Bobin

    Writer: James Bobin, Bret McKenzie, Jemaine Clement

  • Murray Takes It to the Next Level
    7.9/10 588 votes

    #20 - Murray Takes It to the Next Level

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2009-02-08

    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.

    Director: Troy Miller

    Writer: James Bobin, Bret McKenzie, Jemaine Clement

  • New Zealand Town
    7.8/10 546 votes

    #21 - New Zealand Town

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2009-03-08

    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.

    Director: Taika Waititi

    Writer: Taika Waititi

  • Wingmen
    7.8/10 502 votes

    #22 - Wingmen

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2009-03-15

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

    Director: James Bobin, Troy Miller

    Writer: James Bobin, Bret McKenzie, Jemaine Clement