Friday, August 3, 2007

The incredible edible egg and the greatest back-up dancers in a hip hop video

Lucy's quotes:

HBO's little known gem, Flight of the Conchords ran for one season this year and has been canceled. We will always have that one season of deadpan delight though and of course, their music. The show chronicles an attempt at fame by a contemporary New Zealand folk duo. . .folk/rock/reggae/rap. . .and I'm not sure what else. With them is their only fan, Mel [Comedian Kristen Schaal] and their manager Murray Hewitt aka Gingerballs [comedian Rhys Darby]. They come to America from New Zealand and they are ultimately outdone by a bossy bongo player. . . What more could you want in a TV series?

Bret McKenzie as Bret, who is sadly the ladies' man of the two:

''The eggs were really nice, like your lips...So....your lips look as delicious as the eggs...probably more delicious.''

. . .Man that guy is smooooooth.

Watch Bret's moves as he pulls the classic Flight of the Conchords move by slipping into a music video out of nowhere. The only time the shy, reserved and hilariously dull singers break out of their quiet shell is when they morph into their musical personas, often with their embarrassing rap names. Jermaine-played by Jermaine Clement shows up along with what must be the finest backup dancers in all of hip hop:

Werewolves ARE real

JD's quotes: NBC's The Office on Thursday nights


Rainn Wilson as excitably serious Dwight K. Shrute:

''I don't have a lot of experience with vampires but I have hunted werewolves. I shot one once but by the time I got to it, it had turned back into my neighbor's dog.''