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7th Aug '17 8:32:10 PM jormis29
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* When Tom gets jilted in the WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry cartoon "Blue Cat Blues," he starts drinking. Apparently in this cartoon, milk gets him drunk. His eyes form fuel gauges to register when he's full.

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* When Tom gets jilted in the WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry cartoon "Blue Cat Blues," "WesternAnimation/BlueCatBlues," he starts drinking. Apparently in this cartoon, milk gets him drunk. His eyes form fuel gauges to register when he's full.
27th Jul '17 2:29:19 PM Ccook1956
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* Verse two of "I Don't Want To Spoil The Party" by TheBeatles:
-->''I've had a drink or two and I don't care''\\
''There's no fun in what I do if she's not there''
26th Jul '17 1:28:04 PM MarkLungo
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* Just about every ''[[Series/{{MASH}} M*A*S*H]]'' character was prone to this at some point or another.

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* Just about every ''[[Series/{{MASH}} M*A*S*H]]'' ''Series/{{MASH}}'' character was prone to this at some point or another.


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* In ''Series/ThePinkertons'' episode "On Account of Huckleberries", this is how Sheriff Logan responds when the corpse of a woman he once loved is discovered and he's accused of her murder. It only makes things worse for him.
17th Jul '17 9:11:05 AM Dark_Lord_
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* Chimatsuri Doukoku, the BigBad from ''Series/SamuraiSentaiShinkenger'' is stuck in another dimension, without being able to conquer earth, he deals with his frustration about not being able to do anything by drinking large amounts of sake (rice wine). His ''Series/PowerRangersSamurai'' counterpart Master Xandred averts this trope by using [[FrothyMugsOfWater medicine for his constant headaches]] instead.
8th Jul '17 9:51:27 PM Orbiting
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* In ''{{Exalted}}'', Demetheus accidentally killed a friend during a fight, and then proceeded to go on such an ''epic'' sorrow-drowning bender that the Goddess of Intoxicants herself, Burning Feather, came down from Yu-Shan to sober him up.

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* In ''{{Exalted}}'', ''TabletopGame/{{Exalted}}'', Demetheus accidentally killed a friend during a fight, and then proceeded to go on such an ''epic'' sorrow-drowning bender that the Goddess of Intoxicants herself, Burning Feather, came down from Yu-Shan to sober him up.
4th Jul '17 2:06:40 AM CountDorku
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* Calamity is a believer in this in ''WebAnimation/NoEvil'', although it's not her sorrows she's trying to drown; it's her brother Ichabod's.
-->'''Calamity:''' You know what's good after a long, depressing run? Booze!
29th Jun '17 6:09:17 PM Pichu-kun
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* This occured to Celestia in the backstory of the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fic ''[[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/22546/drop-of-moonshine Drop of Moonshine]]''. After banishing her sister Celestia began drinking copious amounts of alcohol. This caused her council to force her to go ColdTurkey by throwing away all the alcohol in Equestria. Celestia eventually banned alcohol period, though after Luna came back her sister convinces her to legalize it again.

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* This occured to Celestia in the backstory of the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fic ''[[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/22546/drop-of-moonshine Drop of Moonshine]]''. After banishing her sister Celestia began drinking copious amounts of alcohol. This caused her council to force her to go ColdTurkey by throwing away all the alcohol in Equestria. Celestia eventually banned alcohol period, though after Luna came back her sister convinces convinced her to legalize it again.again.
* This is implied in the animation for the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fan-song Music/LullabyForAPrincess. Luna is briefly shown crying with a large number of bottles nearby.


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* ''Literature/OutOfTheDust'': Billie Jo's mother had been saving up money for a while. After [[spoiler:she becomes terribly burned and deformed due to an accident involving kerosene]], her husband takes the money and goes out to drink. This leaves Billie especially bitter because [[spoiler:she couldn't help her mother much in her condition. The burns on her hands prevented her from giving her mother water to drink, despite her mother's plees]]. It takes a while for her to forgive her dad.
21st Jun '17 6:29:14 AM akanesarumara
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** Another halfjoking reminder: You may drink to drown your sorrows, but they can swim.
18th Jun '17 8:27:13 PM nombretomado
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* The protagonist of British WorldWarTwo movie ''Film/IceColdInAlex'' starts out the film drinking heavily as a result of the stress he's been put under during the campaign in Africa, and the plot is driven by his yearning for a cold beer 300 miles away.

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* The protagonist of British WorldWarTwo UsefulNotes/WorldWarII movie ''Film/IceColdInAlex'' starts out the film drinking heavily as a result of the stress he's been put under during the campaign in Africa, and the plot is driven by his yearning for a cold beer 300 miles away.
18th Jun '17 9:44:09 AM nombretomado
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* ''Literature/AWorldOfLaughterAWorldOfTears'' sees President WaltDisney drowning his despair in whiskey once it's clear how much damage his reaction to the CivilRightsMovement has done/is going to do.

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* ''Literature/AWorldOfLaughterAWorldOfTears'' sees President WaltDisney Creator/WaltDisney drowning his despair in whiskey once it's clear how much damage his reaction to the CivilRightsMovement has done/is going to do.
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