Eli's Cartoon Caption Contest No. 144

Contest No. 144 starts right now.

Briefly, here are the details: I'll supply a drawing of one of my old cartoons that has never been published, leaving off my caption. You are invited to supply your funniest captions. Simply (1) click on "Add New Comment". Then (2) scroll down past any other submitted captions and type in your name and your caption in the spaces provided. Then (3) click "Save".

Your caption (or captions) will be posted after I review your submission. Also, no captions at all will be posted for the first few days of each contest. This is to give everybody a chance to submit their spontaneous, gut-instinct caption without fear of discovering that it was ripped off by somebody else's similar spontaneous, gut-instinct caption. This is an equal opportunity contest!

There is no limit on the number of captions you may enter for each drawing, but I will only post and consider the first 15 captions from any contestant. Entries will be accepted and posted for one week, after which a winner will be announced and the winning caption will be printed. Below that I will also print my original caption.

The cut-off time and date for you to send in your captions is midnight Tuesday, March 5, 2019.   

I will be the sole judge. The winning caption will be the one I judge to be the funniest one submitted (not necessarily the one that matches or comes closest to my original caption). Additional rules and regulations, for those of you who need such things, can be found here.

Below is the drawing that needs your funny captions.


"I told you, Hank, we can't have all six wives as beneficiaries."

"It is  a little overdone for Casual Fridays, Smithers."

"What exactly are your qualifications"
"I could have you executed"
"Your hired!"

"Jim we fired you a week ago, costumes aren't going to make us think you're someone else."

“Sorry, but I don’t think you would like working among ‘peasants’ as you say”

"I believe your management style will work well with the serfs in our fulfillment center. You've got the job!"

"Your majesty, you need to stop telling the interns that you'll send them to the dungeon if they mess up your coffee order."

"I guess if you insist, the math department could use some rulers."

I'm sorry sir, but your son is not guaranteed the position once you retire.

"Sir, I'm afraid we're going to have to report you to psychiatry. Your cubicle is not a castle."

"We would really appreciate it if you stopped referring to the janitorial staff as peasants."

"I love mutton as much as the next guy, but don't you think chips or pretzels would be more appropriate for an office party?"

"Do you need me to explain Casual Fridays to you again?"

"Some of your co-workers say you're a royal pain to work with."

"Yes, hard times have hit us all, Your Highness."

"You can receive your paycheck in whatever currency you would like, but I don't know the dollar to gold conversion."

"It's not that I'm against bribes, but could you offer money instead of your daughter's hand in marriage?"

"We can't offer a pipe or bowl or your fiddlers three, but we do have yoga classes on Thursdays."

"To be quite frank, your lack of actual work experience would make you a most unlikely candidate for the job."

"I know we said to dress for the job you want, but this isn't exactly what we had in mind."

"I don't care if you can make me a knight, you need your certification papers."

"I know it happens to be Halloween, but dressing up as a king for an interview is overdone."

"I think there's a misunderstanding, Your Highness. Our publishing company pays *royalties* , not royalty."

"You're a GOOD FIT, here at IMPERIAL!

“Cute outfit, now tell me about yourself”

“You are aware we meant the other type of ruler, right?”

“Boss, the time travel machine works! I think we should go back in time and rob the royalty again.”

I’m sorry, but the job of King of America has already been filled, by Donald Trump.


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