I mean… Maverick is basically Hal without the ring, so I agree 100%! It’s funny that he’s a test pilot in the sequel before training a new class and that his love interest shares quite a few parallels with Carol.
Me: Yeah so if you look at Christopher Guest’s acting choices you can see there’s an implication that Nigel is in fact in love with David and his hatred of Janine comes from a place of jealousy-
The Joker, sobbing: Please, leave me alone, I changed my mind
Me: I’M NOT DONE anyway if you look at the scene after Nigel quits the band-