A sketch about the Ministry of Silly Walks. Also: a British minister---attired in a pink tulle dress---talks about housing; 30 gas-company men investigate the installation of a stove; a giant hedgehog wanders London.

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Episode credited cast:
... Minister for Home Affairs / Second Gas Man / Silly Walker / French City Gent / Anthony Viney / Vince Snetterton-Lewis / Mrs. O'Tracey / A Criminologist / Policeman
... The Announcer / Sir Vincent 'Kill the Chaps' Foster / Third Gas Man / Mr. Teabags, the Minister of Silly Walks / Silly Walker / Brian Trubshawe / 'Ethel the Frog' Presenter / Gloria / Theatre Critic for the 'Western Daily News'
... Face the Press' Interviewer / Fourth Gas Man / Customer / BBC Announcer / First Interviewer / Stig O'Tracey / Theatre Critic for the 'Bath Chronicle
... Mrs. G. Pinnet / Shopkeeper / Silly Walker / Second Interviewer / Superintendant Harry 'Snapper' Organs / Man with a cake stand screwed to his pelvis
... It's Man / First Gas Man / Mr. Pudey / Silly Walker / Jean-Brian Zatapathique / Mrs. April Simmel / Luigi Vercotti
... Fifth Gas Man / Second Policeman / Spiney Norman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Ballantyne ... Sixth Gas Man
John Hughman ... Loony / Seventh Gas Man
Stanley Mason ... Eighth Gas Man
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A sketch about the Ministry of Silly Walks. Also: a British minister---attired in a pink tulle dress---talks about housing; 30 gas-company men investigate the installation of a stove; a giant hedgehog wanders London.

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15 September 1970 (UK)  »

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The Piranha Brothers are based on the Cray Brothers, real life leaders of a violent London street gang. See more »

Quotes

Minister of Silly Walks: [to his receptionist] Mrs. Two-Lumps, would you please bring us in two coffees.
Receptionist: Yes, Mr. Teabag.
Minister of Silly Walks: [pause] Out of her mind.
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Godzilla vs. Megalon (1991) See more »

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La Marseillaise
(uncredited)
Written by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle
Hummed by John Cleese and Michael Palin
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