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PICPA's Latest Viral Vid - Have the lambs stopped screaming?

PHILADELPHIA - Would Hannibal Lecter find his CPA appetizing? You'll have to watch Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants' (PICPA) third and final viral video of 2011 to find out. The CPA Players Present: The Silence of the Lambs is now available.

The video features a spoof of one of the most famous scenes of the critically-acclaimed film between Hannibal Lecter and Clarice Starling. You can check out the humorous re-make here. The CPA Players tackled scenes from two other famous movies - The Empire Strikes Back and Casablanca .

Part of an initiative to increase public awareness of the CPA profession, the videos are one feature of an integrated online ad campaign which has increased the traffic to PICPA's consumer website. Drawn to the website because of the video, visitors often stick around to check out PICPA's free online resources including CPA Locator, free brochures, and the Ask a CPA service. To see more of our viral videos, check out or PICPA's YouTube channel.


The Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants is a professional association of more than 20,000 CPAs who work in public accounting, industry, government, and education. Founded in 1897, PICPA is the second-oldest state CPA organization in the United States. To find a member CPA in your area, visit our Web site at and click on CPA Locator.