Such easy forgiveness may be given after an insincere The Grovel.The kinds of people most likely to easily forgive are the All-Loving Hero, the Friend to All Living Things, and those who prefer to Turn the Other Cheek, although more cynical characters may take a Restrained Revenge. Karma Houdini occurs when the offending character is forgiven without as much as "a sorry" or any sort of punishment.Whether or not this appears easy from the perspective of the audience is not the point.Like all tropes it can be used well or poorly and played with in a number of ways.
If some sort of Hand Wave is given for this, then it's a case of "Get out of Jail Free" Card.
See Forgiven, but Not Forgotten, where the hero is willing to forgive, but Despite Ford's stubborn refusal to forgive or thank Stan and the unintentionally insensitive treatment of Mabel, neither of the twins seem to hold it against him, and ultimately part on good terms.
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After all, "To err is human, to forgive is divine." This trope describes a situation where forgiveness comes quickly after a character has committed some foul act.
Within a season or maybe even an episode, foes become friends and whatever evil the forgiven character did is swept under the rug and forgotten.