That cat's headed for the big sleep.
Even when we came to say our goodbyes – just before the big sleep – he kept up this merry front.
I also disagree that Bogart was only OK as Marlowe in The big sleep.
It reminded me of the story about William Faulkner and Leigh Brackett writing the screenplay for The big sleep.
[1938; popularized by the name of the novel The Big Sleep (1938) by Raymond Chandler, and probably coined by Chandler himself]