The Electric Commentary

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

The Flight Of The Conchords

It's not for everyone, but it's pretty damn good. The Flight's biggest problem is that many of the jokes don't make sense for a few episodes, so you have to stick with it for awhile. And it helps if you like They Might Be Giants. Here's one of their musical numbers:

The show is about the two man band's attempts to make it big in New York, but they are rarely seen playing in the show. Instead their songs are woven into the plot, sometimes as inner monologue, but sometimes as actual plot action, as with this touching love song:

It's certainly worth a Netflix rental. I recommend a beer or two first.


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