Liz Koto and her family have declared the sidewalk in front of their Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan home as “The Jurisdiction of The Ministry of Silly Walks”. The area is indicated by entry and exit signs and requires those who pass through to walk with any variety of silly walks they desire. These walks are captured through Koto’s doorbell camera and posted under the name Yorkshire Silly Walks.
This wonderful gag is inspired by the classic 1970 sketch on Monty Python’s Flying Circus.
Koto explained to WXYZ that the idea for this just came to her and her neighbors appreciate the opportunity to let go for a minute or two.
The reactions have been so uplifting, so joyful and so happy.
Here’s the original 1970 sketch.