Funny Pharm: You write the caption & win: May 2021

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

★Winning Caption★

“It’s our stairway to heavenly profit!” —Jim Agalloco


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 or Dunkin Donuts gift card.

Please submit your caption to Arielle ([email protected]with the subject "Funny Pharm May 2021" Thank you for your contributions!

See past cartoons/winners.

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; Pharma Manufacturing reserves the right to delete any entries deemed inappropriate.

"Honey I shrunk the lab assistants!"
-Lisa Knowles

"It’s our stairway to heavenly profit!"
-Jim Agalloco

"I AAV no clue."
-Bill Russo

"I never said I wanted to change patients' DNA. I just said I wanted to change my lunch order to eggs."
-Bill Russo

"I think we found the Stair Way to Heaven."
-Terry Ocheltree

“Yeah, you know, like that Led Zeppelin song”.
-Jesse Ashby

“The stairway to heaven.”
-Michael J. Kolf

"We couldn't get this T-Rex DNA sample under the microscope, so take your notes out here in the hall."
-Susan Wiley

"What was unclear about 'scale this up?'"
-Jay Bernsley

“When you said you scaled up the process this wasn’t what I was expecting.”
-Rebecca Brewer

“Apparently I need to find a CRISPR way to express myself so that you guys understand what I mean when I say ‘Scale-up’!"
-Rebecca Brewer

"Hmmm… I wonder what will happen if I remove one of the molecules?"
-Jeanette Ng Chia Hui

"Hmm, perhaps three strands instead of two would be better...”
-Jay Bernsley

"It's another hour, and it's screwed on."
-Katerina Schneiderova

“Is it just me? Or, does everyone want to slide down the staircase?”
-Tara Bronson

"Folks, this is not what I meant when I asked you to scale up the DNA synthesis process"
-Kent Iverson

"I guess building winding staircases is just not 'IN OUR DNA.'"
-Alex Packard

"How big is the vector, Victor?'"
-Jay Bernsley

"I’m sorry, I wrote your name down as Felix. Helix, what’s your opinion on this case?"
-Michele Evink

“Wow, I cannot believe it took them till 1953 to discover something this big!”
-Nathaniel McKeever

“So THAT’S what’s been clogging my drain!!!”
-Simone Vinocour 

“It’s beautiful – but I think the artist’s intentions were lost in translation.”
-Paul Jass 

“THIS is our new in-house plant?!  We were expecting parsley.”
-Bill Russo

"Don't try to copy each other as the DNA does."
-Joya Datta Ripa 

"Management was bullish on the protein side, but now the molecular stuff is growing out of control."
-Jay Bernsley