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Plant Services cartoon caption contest

Sept. 14, 2009
Congratulations to Shannon Richardson who submitted the winning caption to the Plant Services cartoon. A new cartoon has been posted.

Do you need some maintenance for your funny bone? Plant Services is here to help. "Plant Toon-Up," the latest addition to PlantServices.com, features one-panel wonders by artist Steve Herner that are guaranteed to have you laughing out loud. Join in on the mechanical mayhem and submit a caption for the cartoon that appears below. The winning caption will be featured on Plant Services' Web site and highlighted in the PlantServices.com eNewsletter.

HEY, YOU’RE DOING IT ALL WRONG! You need to get BOTH feet on the cover for better balance and more leverage.


  • "Will you hurry it up? We need your help in the Safety Kaizen!" — Darrell Myers
  • "No, I don't want to see how Batman changes a lightbulb." — Bill Kaufman 
  • "Couldn't use the ladder; the quarterly inspection hasn't been done yet." — Suzie McMillan
  • "Go ahead...drop it...I'll catch it." —Ray Tweedale
  • "I don’t care that you used to work for the circus; around here, we use ladders." — Edward McCaffrey


  • "But I don't have an LED for it yet!" — Clark Felio
  • "Don’t drop that CFL!  It has mercury in it, which could hurt you!" — Blair Shaffer
  • "Why didn't he wait for the scaffolding crew?" — Bill Kaufman
  • "What harness! And what skyline!" — Clark Felio
  • "Are you sure that’s the proper way to install CFLs?" — Ron Dixon
  • "Safety said what?" — Clark Felio
  • “You’re doing it all wrong.  It’s righty-tighty….” — Kirby Hostetler
  •  "I can't believe I boosted ya right up there. I thought we'd at least need a forklift for that!" — Corey Ramsay 
  • "Tarzan, we forgot to turn the light off!" —Cameron Brown
  • "Hey, I can't come up there. That wire will never hold us both." — Robert Cowdrey
  • "The metal end goes in the socket!" — Bill Kaufman
  • "I know I said 'dim the lights.' That’s what the rheostat is for." — Jerry Hill
  • "HERE....LET ME GIVE YOU A HAND!" — William Stapleton
  • "Wait! We were gonna have the night shift change that!" — Jerry Fair
  • "Hey you! You don't have to hang on the light to change it, sir." — Donald Drummond
  • "I DON'T GET IT! How can a corkscrew-shaped bulb be more green and LEAN if it takes us five times as long to install?" — Cheryl White
  • "I said to change the light, not hang from the light..." — Donald Vanzile
PAST WINNERS Click on the image to see the winning caption.

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