Funny Pharm: You Write the Caption & Win: February 2014

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



















★Winning Caption★
"This is a round trip, right?” - Tara Bronson

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

The winning cartoon caption will be featured on the website and the winner's name will appear in the eNewsletter. The winner has a choice of two prizes: a coffee mug with the cartoon and winning caption printed on it OR a $15 Starbucks giftcard.

Please submit your caption to Thank you for your contributions!

 Contending Submissions

“So, after I scan the colon, I journey where?" - Tara Bronson

"This is a round trip, right?” - Tara Bronson

"Ok so how do I get out again?"
"You go south on Hershey highway." - James Sarzynski

"One small step for Acme but One giant step for Big Pharma." - James Sarzynski

"I'm sure it will work out in the end." - Dale Stout

Bill Russo:

"I just hope that, after he ingests this, his stomach doesn't make Googling noises."

"Next time the phone rings, it'll be his liver calling."

"His body will be the first in history to contain both a stomach virus and a computer virus."

"Hurry up and launch this thing. I wanna play Super Mario."

"I'm worried about all this new technology... I have a bad feeling in his gut."

"He said he'd prefer Raquel Welch."

"I hope his intestines can get FM stations."

"Just call me Gastro-Intestinal Joe."

"Next thing, his pancreas will want a sitcom."

"Already, a Hollywood agent wants to sign up his colon."

"If you phone his stomach and there's no answer, try his intestines."

"In case I'm sending data, I'll install call waiting in his pancreas."

"Look...if I'm in the middle of something, just send a voicemail to his spleen. Ok?!?"


"I hope I don't run out of gas." -Dale Stout

"Which end is up?" -Dale Stout

"I'll be glad when this is behind us." -Dale Stout

"You forgot the windshield wiper." -Dale Stout

"Now let me get this right. You want me to do what?" -Mike Piacenza

“Our grant for Space Research was cut so we changed the name to get funding for Drug Research.” -Mark Lad

“If the pill’s so smart, what the heck am I doing here ?” -Atul Deshmukh

“It’s like Star Trek in reverse … going where no man ventured before, only in inner space.” -Atul Deshmukh

“The pill might be smart, but I’m surely dumb to go where I’m going.” -Atul Deshmukh

“Now tell me again…what am I supposed to do once the pill reaches its target?” -Atul Deshmukh

“Are you sure that the decontamination protocol is in place for when I come back?” -Atul Deshmukh

"Are you sure this O-ring is a making a good seal?"
"Don’t worry about it, our Black Box Warning in our package insert covers it." -James Sarzynski

"We finished preclinical trials; now we have to recruit some volunteers to initiate the clinical trials." -Mónica Milagros Chacón Paz

"Are you sure this enteric coating works?" -Lou Di Paolo

“Sir, I see you gave me this parachute. But you DO realize that an eject would be the last thing I would want to do once I am in there, right??” -Damanjit Singh

"You said this is Phase 1 clinical testing for safety."
"Of course!!! What do you think, the parachute is for?" -James Sarzynski

"You know who I heard was taking part in our phase 1 clinical’s?
Rose Ann Barr and Rush Limbaugh." -James Sarzynski

"Don’t Forget To Notify Me In Case Of A Recall!" - Sheldon Krocker

“oh, wait, I saw this in a movie. I come out in the tear duct, right?” - Christopher M. Ott

“I see from the diagram where I go in, but what is the exit strategy again?” - Christopher M. Ott

“Is there an Exlax torpedo for a quick escape?” - Christopher M. Ott

“Is this capsule re-usable? I want to see the cleaning validation.”- Christopher M. Ott

“Are you using the same technology that was in “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids”?” - Christopher M. Ott

"This is the Obamacare approved procedure, it goes in the other end." - Hugo Lagomasino

"The launch is straight forward, the extra vehicular actives are a cinch. It's the re-entry that will be messy." - Dene Taylor

“Are there enough provisions on board…this is an extended release capsule.” - ALEX PACKARD

"Ok explain to me one more time? If this is so smart: Why do I have to get in here???" - Ronald Pate

“You want compliance? I’ll show you compliance.” - Mindi Prail

“This is the part of King Kong’s yearly checkup that I hate.” - Mark Behrens

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