* After [[spoiler: Goose's death]], Maverick has to deliver his late [=RIO=]'s personal effects to his widow, and you can tell he's torn up with guilt over taking her husband away from her and uncertain what to say. As soon as he approaches, she hugs ''him'' and offers him reassurance to return to flying for his own good.
* "You can be my wingman anytime." "Bullshit, you can be mine." Cue ManHug from Maverick and Iceman.