These excerpts from arts show The Living Room mark an early screen appearance for "jungle folk comedy duo" Flight of the Conchords. Starting in Wellington and building to performances at the 2002 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the item sees longtime colleague Taika Waititi playing the duo's know it all manager, in the days before Rhys Darby got the job. After meeting Jonah Lomu at the airport, the Conchords face cramped digs and intense competition in Edinburgh. The duo handle things with their droll resolve. The following year the Conchords were nominated for a Perrier Award at Edinburgh.
It’s pretty hard to get noticed.– Jemaine Clement, employing the understatement that helped the Conchords get noticed
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