: A character is sad, so they get drunk.
- Straight: Bob just lost his job, so he gets drunk that night.
- Bob just lost his job, his dad died, and his wife is leaving him, so he gets drunk that night.
- Bob just lost his job, so he gets drunk, smokes, and gets high that night.
- Downplayed: Bob lost his job, so he drinks slightly more than usual, but not enough to get drunk.
- Justified: Bob is very sad and drinking is how he copes.
- Bob usually drinks every night, but he sticks to soda and water the night he loses his job.
- Bob gets drunk to celebrate a new job or a promotion.
- Subverted: Bob just lost his job, so he goes to the local bar...because he saw a "Help Wanted" sign in the window.
- Double Subverted: But when the owner refuses to hire him, he decides to just get drunk instead.
- Parodied: Bob chips a nail, and immediately starts chugging grain alcohol straight out of the bottle. The camera fades to black, and the next shot is of Bob in a gutter crying.
- Zig Zagged: ???
- Averted: Bob doesn't drink.
- Enforced: ???
- Lampshaded: ???
- Invoked: After Bob tells his buddy Carl that he's losing his job, Carl tells him they should go drink.
- Exploited: Carl wants to extort money from Bob and he knows how suggestible he is when he's drunk, so he suggests they go out drinking when Bob loses his job.
- Defied: "Much as I may want to get drunk tonight, that time would be better spent polishing up my resume."
- Discussed: ???
- Conversed: ???
- Played For Laughs: After a particularly brutal run through the Trauma Conga Line, Bob is found the next day with a nasty hangover...and wearing a dress. And he had been drinking ginger ale!
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