A Deleted Scene From The Force Awakens Just Got A Stellar Animated Resurrection

Rey and Finn, bffs forever.
Rey and Finn, bffs forever.
Image: Disney/Lucasfilm

Yesterday Disney released a whole new set of Forces of Destiny animated shorts, and there’s a lot of gold to mine in them space hills.

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One of the best, easily, is “Perilous Pursuit,” which is a recreation and expansion of a deleted scene from The Force Awakens. It shows more of Finn and Rey’s escape from Starkiller Base, as the duo commandeers a snowspeeder and gets a shared lesson on each other’s better aptitudes.

This expanded version takes a minimal cut moment from TFA and turns it into a thrilling, fun little character building exercise. If you missed Finn and Rey’s chemistry in The Last Jedi, here’s the place to look.

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My favorite part? Rey wearing Finn’s jacket. It’s just, like, really cute. I don’t ship it, but it’s still adorable.

Check it out below.

[YouTube]

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mindlesscontentment
mindlesscontentment

The best part of this is the G.I. Joe cartoon-esque need to show every stormtrooper jump to safety.