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One Drink

  • Monk says "wipe"
  • Monk talks with his psychiatrist
  • Anyone gets angry at Monk
  • Randy does something stupid (certain episodes may need to limit to half-drinks to avoid alcohol poisoning)
  • "Here's the thing..." (1/2 drinks may be necessary)

Two Drinks

  • Monk is wrong
  • Monk's habits cause an unfortunate misunderstanding (i.e. asks for a wipe after shaking hands with a black guy)

Three Drinks

  • Character disappears with no prior warning

Finish Your Drink

  • Someone other than Monk says "Here's the thing," "Here's what happened" or "(S)he's the guy"
  • Any mention of Trudy