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Review: Flight of the Conchords return in live special that joyfully reflects a sillier, more innocent time

Between songs, Clement and McKenzie traded familiar jokes about their home country, at one point introducing the backing of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (a bassist named Nigel). Still in-character as a far bigger band, the duo dryly tweak their decadent rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle in banter about the pleasures of a free hotel muffin. Whether in these exchanges or in song, both remain lethal with subtle reactions, loading enough expression in a raised eyebrow or tilt of the head to be worthy of the silent era.