Clement played coy about whether the special would involve any new songs or even be a return for the main Flight of the Conchords comedy series (where he and McKenzie played fictionalised versions of themselves failing to make it as musicians in New York).
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"We'd do something", he said when questioned on a potential reboot. "We're not the characters from the TV show, in real life we're dads now and listen to different kinds of music". The original television series only had two short-lived seasons of 12 episodes in 2008 and 10 episodes in 2009. A pilot is set to be shot later this year, although Clement will bot be appearing in it. Then he clarified by saying, "We're going to shoot an hour thing". Still, we're not going to let HBO be a buzzkill for this exciting news.
Asked to confirm the news, McKenzie's mother, Deirdre Tarrant said in a text to RNZ "it seems it could be true".