The Butt-Monkey has finally had something go right for once in their unhappy life!
And with twenty minutes to spare, we're sure to see their new joyful existence play out for the rest of the episode... going to stay Happily Married to James Bond and will be dead before the movie's over.
Another reason is that some TV shows will have multiple episodes written and produced simultaneously, and it's easier to keep every episode ending the way it began so one writer doesn't inadvertently contradict another.
This trope is especially true for cartoons, where networks want to be free to broadcast reruns in any convenient order or lack thereof.
Clever writers can cause viewers quite a bit of tension and suspense this way, since we know the good turn can't last and that will inevitably come to take it away.
Hacks will merely cause viewers to bash in a new window and abandon a series in frustration. Frequently seen when How We Got Here and In Medias Res are used. Compare Like You Would Really Do It for the "positive" version, and Shoot the Shaggy Dog for the "negative" version.
Both are smart, athletic, attractive, not to mention they both have green eyes.
Since the company was focusing on the Epcot Center, Disney chairman Card Walker turned down the proposal.
Kim Possible has to find a balance with everything school related, and battling super villains on a regular basis. Her fiery red hair is a symbol of her attitude that is best summed up by the phrase, "I can do anything." She is stubborn, strong-willed, and has a fuse shorter than a grenade with a three second delay.
Of course, all heroes need a wisecracking, clumsy partner. The comic relief of the heroic duo, Ron Stoppable, is always there for Kim, though his pet and second best friend Rufus, the naked mole rat, is always there to help out the duo when the going gets rough. Despite all of this, however, she is extremely humble, refusing to take credit for her truly amazing actions.: Kim's best friend, partner, and in fourth season boyfriend.
Much like Failure Is the Only Option, any changes are resolved with a Snap Back or Reset Button.
And God forbid anyone change the status quo of the surrounding world.