Spoiler alert: If you’re more than a week behind on “The Office,” because of your Tivo schedule, skip this post.
If last week’s episode of “The Office” — featuring Jim and Pam’s wedding — was the first you had heard of the positively viral video phenom that is the “JK Wedding Entrance Dance” on YouTube, then you might be wondering how it all started.
It was at the June 20 ceremony of Kevin Heinz and Jill Peterson in St. Paul, Minn., where the wedding party surprised their guests with a loosely choreographed down-the-aisle dance routine to Chris Brown’s bouncy song, “Forever.”
“The Office,” seeing the power of such unbridled joy and hijinks, did its own, remarkably plot-advancing spoof on the dance.
The Heinzes didn’t waste time using the popularity of their stunt to help a good cause, the Sheila Wellstone Institute, which works to end violence against women.
Here’s the original dance, a day lifter to be sure.
Here’s the brilliant spoof from “The Office”: