A much better than average episode. You certainly can't say they "jumped the shark" or are coasting to the end of the series.[/QUOTE]
As Monk, himself, might put it: "Well, actually, you CAN say they jumped the shark. Because, the antonym implies an inability to say it (like with laryngitis); not unwillingness. Hence, the correct wording should be 'you shouldn't....' or 'you mustn't...' etc. etc. "