- The affection Ripley shows towards Jones in the first two movies, despite being in almost constant danger.
- In particular, running back to rescue Jones from the soon to be exploding ship, despite the fact that she knew it would put her in the path of the xenomorph.
- Newt calling Ripley "mommy" at the end of Aliens.
- The bit in the extended edition where Ripley and Hicks reveal their first names to each other before Ripley goes to rescue Newt.
- A brief moment from the first film has everyone crowding around Kane cheerfully after he wakes up.