Funny Pharm: You Write the Caption & Win: May 2016

★Winning Caption★
"Jack tries his hand at Organic Syringe farming.” -Charles Bates

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

The winning cartoon caption will be featured on the Pharma Manufacturing website and the winner will be mentioned in upcoming enewsletters. The winner has a choice of two prizes: a coffee mug with the cartoon and winning caption printed on it OR a $20 Starbucks giftcard.

Please submit your caption to [email protected]. Thank you for your contributions!

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Contending Submissions

Please note: Funny Pharma caption contests are for entertainment purposes only. Reader submissions reflect their own personal experience and opinions. Winning submissions are chosen for their humor and industry relevance; Pharmaceutical Manufacturing reserves the right to delete any entries deemed inappropriate.

 Bill Russo:

I've been put in charge of room-to-room fluid transfer.

I just want the biopharmaceutical industry to find a way to grow back the rest of my fingernails. 

Have to spruce up. The WHO will be here soon. Maybe the Electric Prunes, also.

If you really are smart syringes, you should have the ability to do this watering without me. After all, the industry IS evolving...

I'm doing this by using brain, not Braun.

Now, Icahn Enterprises thinks cold water isn't as good as a hot stake.

“Jack tries his hand at Organic Syringe farming.” -Charles Bates

"I think we need a bigger spout to fill these syringes." -Scott D Miller

“Biopharma: You get out of it what you put into it.” - Tara Bronson

"Device market for In-Vitro Fertilisation set to grow." - Peter Clark

"The Device Market-turning Seed Capital into Growth." -Peter Clark

“Bob learned sterilization the hard way.” - Tara Bronson

"Let me pour water and bring the missing syringe up!" - Shrikant Nitalikar

"Let us do a practical on- Water off a duck’s back." -Shrikant Nitalikar

“By the pricking of my thumbs, smart syringes this way come.” - Tara Bronson

"Getting to the point." - Mike Sweeney

"This experiment is not bullet proof but close enough." -Michael Redman

"Let me demonstrate how to synthetically make prickly pear juice in the lab." -Michael Redman

"We need to improve this manual 'Decon' procedure! Ouch…" - Len Nowak

"Left to his own devices, a novel syringe filling method slowly evolved." - Andrew Hooper

"...What's their problem? Looks perfectly scalable to me..." - Andrew Hooper

“For our next generation product, we’ve developed an entirely new, aqueous manufacturing process...” -Alex Packard

“Careful, these biosimilars need to be ready to harvest in time for patent expiration season.” -Alex Packard

“That’s his solution to everything….just add water.” -Alex Packard

“I still don’t think that this is the right way to make the product grow.” -Atul Deshmukh

"Of course they are all-natural." - Ben Johnson

"Compliant leak test method validation: 6 controls get air, 6 experimental gets water." -Seshu Gudlavalleti