TV Series

The Inbetweeners, US (2012)

A series of 12 episodes. Premiered on 20th Aug 2012.

Created by Iain Morris and Damon Beesley
Written and produced by Brad Copeland with Iain Morris, Damon Beesley and Aaron Kaplan
Starring Joey Pollari, Bubba Lewis, Zack Pearlman and Mark L. Young

About the show

Will, Simon, Jay and Neil aren’t losers. They aren’t popular either. Not yet. They exist somewhere in the middle. Just four friends plotting a course through the awkward and often humiliating journey of being a teenager. Finding strength in their shared shortcomings… mostly by mocking each other. Because that’s what friends are for.

Based on the hit British series, The Inbetweeners is a show about the days you never forget. An authentic peek at a group of teenagers charging into adulthood the way we all do… by taking one step forward and three steps back.

Episodes directed by Taika:

The Pilot: First Day
Episode 2: Sunshine Mountain
Episode 4: The Wrong Box
Episode 5: The Masters
Episode 8: The Field Trip

> Official MTV website
> MTV’s The Inbetweeners on facebook

Blog updates about The Inbetweeners


Super City (2011)

Director: Taika Waititi
Writers: Madeleine Sami and Thomas Sainsbury
Cast: Madeleine Sami

Synopsis

SUPER CITY is a six-part comedy series starring Madeleine Sami and directed by Taika Waititi. Sami hilariously transforms into five very different characters all living in New Zealand’s super city. […] Super City is an edgy yet heartfelt satire. Sami’s delusional characters shock through the ludicrously awkward scenarios they find themselves in.

Photos

Links
> official page on TV3
> Super City on Facebook
> Pasha Patel on Facebook
Super City on Twitter: @supercitytv

> Madeline Sami: Putting super in the city, February 25, 2011
> The many faces of Madeleine Sami (interview with M. Sami), February 8, 2011
> New season TV: Super City, January 27, 2011
> Sami but different (interview with Madeleine Sami), January 23, 2011
> Eleven local entertainment picks for 2011, January 6, 2011
> Madeleine Sami – the chameleon, January 2, 2011
> Super job for Boy director, September 26, 2010

Blog updates about Super City


Flight of the Conchords (2007-2009)

Created by Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie and James Bobin
Starring: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, Rhys Darby, Kristen Schaal, Arj Barker, Eugene Mirman

Synopsis

The adventures of Flight of the Conchords, a two-man band from New Zealand, as its members seek fame and success in New York City. The show stars the real-life duo, Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie, who play fictionalized versions of themselves.

Season 1 episode 7 “Drive By” (2007)

Writer and Director: Taika Waititi

Synopsis

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, their American friend recommends a strong response and teaches them how to “flip the bird”. Their manager, Murray is smitten with the new tech support lady at the consulate.

Albi

Mutha’uckas

Leggy Blonde

Season 1 episode 10 “New Fans” (2007)

Writer: Duncan Sarkies
Director: Taika Waititi

Synopsis

A performance at a local “World Music Jam” results in the Conchords gaining two new fans, but Mel, their first and so far the only fan is suspicious of the newcomers and their motives. Murray encourages the band to adopt a more “rock star” attitude.

Ladies of the World

Rock the Party

The Prince of Parties

Season 2 episode 8 “New Zealand Town” (2009)

Writer and Director: Taika Waititi

Synopsis

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.

Fashion Is Danger

Rock the Party

Season 2 episode 10 “Evicted” (2009)

Writers: James Bobin, Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie
Director: Taika Waititi

Synopsis

Unable to pay off their back rent, Bret and Jemaine move in with Mel and Doug, her husband. Murray looks to cash in on a stage play about the Conchords’ struggles in New York.

Wake Up

Petrov, Yelyena and Me

The Broadway Musical

The Last Scene of the show

Photos

Links
> Official HBO site
> Official website of the band
> Flight of the Conchords on MySpace
> FOTC on facebook
> FOTC on twitter
> Flight of the Conchords on IMDb


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