It’s been eight years since Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement’s New Zealand-bred act, Flight of the Conchords, stepped into the mainstream with the debut of their eponymous comedy series on HBO (which is available for streaming on HBO Now). The duo has only grown in notoriety during that time, despite the show’s short lifespan of just two seasons. Why? The cleverness of their material, the immortality bestowed upon their bite-sized musical comedy bits by YouTube, and the ever-relevant nature of their primary topics, love and sex.
Here now is a look at some of their best takes on matters of the heart and the sugar lumps