Funny Pharm: You Write the Caption & Win: January-February 2012

"Funny Pharm," features drawings by award-winning cartoonist Jerry King. Submit your caption and win

Funny Pharm: You Write the Caption

Funny Pharm

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing presents "Funny Pharm," featuring drawings by award-winning cartoonist Jerry King.

The winning cartoon caption will be featured on the Web site and in the eNewsletter. The winner will receive a coffee mug with the cartoon and winning caption printed on it.

Please submit your caption to Thank you for your contributions!


"This bridge will have to be a lot longer once we start manufacturing these products in China." - Walter Bradford

Honorable Mention:

"The Bridges of Medicine Counter" - Bill Russo

Contending Submissions:

"All these years they've been saying R&D is the springboard to manufacturing and management finally decided to put the springboard in place." and "They've been outsourcing R&D, so this a springboard for the research scientists to move to manufacturing." and "They've outsourced R&D, so HR put this in to help everyone find new jobs." - Christopher Nielsen

"'They' said to make the integration seamless so we remove the bridge and keep them separate." and "This will truly be 'LEAN'. The leaning towers of Pharma." - Nick Sanders

"This bridge will have to be a lot longer once we start manufacturing these products in China." and "This looks a lot like our competitors product." - Walter Bradford

"We're building a platform on which we will launch our new products to the public at large". - Michael Ryan

"He muttered something about Qbd and said it would be a springboard to production…" - Joseph Romano

"Our own little Bridge over Troubled Waters" - Tara Bronson

"Build it, and they will consume." and "The Bridges of Medicine Counter" - Bill Russo

"We need as much protection as possible!!!" - Sheldon P. Krocker

"I still don't understand why the specs call for 'combustible materials.'" - Paul Studebaker

"The structure is done, now where is that smoke machine?" - Jacob Raszka

"Problem solved. Who said fixing big pharma was going to be tough?" - Kyle Norton

"Are you sure the FDA will approve our method on how quickly we’re getting the new compounds over for commercialization?" - Dan Sacher

"When they said they wanted a covered walkway between R&D and Manufacturing I just assumed they were going to connect the buildings, not create a shortcut between them to the parking lot." - Mark Behrens

"Let’s screw it, I can cover for you.." - Wang Chee-Wee

“Why are we spying on these guys again? They can’t even spell ‘Big’ properly, let alone come up with something innovative” - Ryan Hiscox

"I overheard the CEO saying how concerned he was that we would get hit with all the generics raining down on us, so I thought we needed a shelter for when we go between buildings" - Mark Symonds

"This launch platform replaces the pipeline" - John Corrigan

"Let's toss this baby over the wall and see if it flies." - Claude Benson

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