Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner Feb. 1, 2017

Congratulations to Pennsylvania's John Opiola. John wrote the winning caption to another of Jerry King's funny cartoons.

"Comical Processing" features drawings by award-winning cartoonist Jerry King. It’s our way of letting you take a break from all the serious stuff you deal with at work — by coming up with appropriate light-hearted captions.

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Professor Plum, in the basement with a leaky pipe.

Honorable Mentions

"Better call Ghost Busters. Looks like Watson just got slimed." Submitted by Beverly Konieczny, Wisconsin

"Elementary, Watson! You've woken up on a set from Nickelodeon." Submitted by George Hudak, Oklahoma

"For the last time Watson, laying in the tank all day until it fills up, and you spill over, does not count as process control." Submitted by Mike Hibbard, Ohio

"After consulting the periodic table, I deduce that it is not elementary, my dear Watson..." Submitted by Scott Shepherd, Kentucky

Other Submissions

"And at what point after you ramped up the heater you realized that you weren't attending one of the company's picnics?" Submitted by Andomar Kazum, Afghanistan

"Although it may have looked as though it would work in theory, perhaps at this point we need to question the real world feasibility of this project." Submitted by Christopher Spoor, Oklahoma

"Bye Jove, I've got it! I'll call this the case of the Bug- eyed, antifreeze tester." Submitted by Chuck Lewis, Ohio

"So the room was completely filled with Mountain Dew and you drank all of it but these few puddles? And you have not slept in how many days?" Submitted by Chuck Lewis, Ohio

"Well, Watson, from the look in your eyes I've deduced that you were doing jumping jacks, hit your head on one of the pipes, causing it to leak and bleach all your clothes." Submitted by Craig Koerner, Wisconsin

"Fascinating. Looking to create efficiencies by warming the pea soup condensate in the blast furnace you say?" Submitted by Dave Switzer, Missouri

"Trying plant side inhouse green belt development eh?" Submitted by Dr MP Sukumaran Nair, India

"Yes, I see, it was green and fizzy. But, did you need to drink all of it?" Submitted by George Lavoie, Maine

"Excuse me sir, one more thing, Where did you get those shoes?" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"I say ol' chap, I do believe you're contaminating the evidence." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Hmm, a blank stare, clothing beginning to dissolve amid these green liquid puddles......If I didn't know any better, I would suspect that this man has overdosed on Gatorade." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Get away from me, you weird Sherlock Holmes wanna be. I'm with the CSI unit. The victim is over there." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"EEK, you scared the pea soup out of me man!" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Todd is taking this accident investigation very seriously." Submitted by Kathy Anstead, Tallmadge, Ohio

"Took your splatoon game a little too far, haven't you sir?" Submitted by Kay Hinton, Ontario, Canada

"Our root cause analysis team takes their job very seriously! So, what happen, eh!" Submitted by Martin Czebotar, New Jersey

"Scotland Yard now confirms that you have a green slime pollution problem." Submitted by Marvin Sager, Maryland

"It's very suspicious that you didn't get any stains on you !" Submitted by Nelson Jaramillo, Venezuela

"Loss of containment, I presume..." Submitted by Orlando Rainey, Virginia

"Can't fine the source of the leak, eh Fred?" Submitted by Rob Belk, California

"There are other ways to go green, Dr. Watson. That moss is a hallucinogen, as you somehow remember from your induction training. I'm not here. Really." Submitted by Romain Raballand, France

"Taking this "GREEN PEACE" thing a bit far aren't we Bob?" Submitted by Ron Belk, California

"I see; now tell me again; "What fells tingly"?" Submitted by Ron Belk, California

"New sampling technique, eh what?" Submitted by Ronald Strybos, Texas

"well, well- leaking green stuff close to the guy- do you hear me, Sir? what is the last thing you did before the blast, Sir?" Submitted by Sabine Couderc, Germany

"Till Investigation gets over, you can at least come up with a Solution to Greenhouse Emission problems......................." Submitted by Soumen Mukhopadhyay, United Arab Emirates

"I say Watson! You're looking a little worse for wear, old chap! How much lime Jello did you consume?!" Submitted by Tommy Little, Texas