For the, no doubt, considerable cut set of you who enjoy watching preview clips but want to wait till Saturday to watch the full episode, here the new Entertainment Weekly preview (alternatively after the break).
It doesn’t give away anything that wasn’t obvious to begin with and contains very tantalizing bits of characterization. A good choice for a teaser clip, methinks. Narf.
That’s right: In this week’s episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, adventure-seeking maverick Rainbow Dash gets an invitation to attend the exclusive Wonderbolt Academy, where she’ll learn how to fly like a champion. There are just two problems: Spitfire, her harsh Academy instructor, and Lightning Dust, a pegasus pony who’s just as ambitious as Rainbow.
Sound familiar? It should — eagle-eyed viewers will notice several references to Top Gun throughout the half-hour, though there’s no climactic battle against the Soviets at the end of the episode. Let this exclusive clip take your breath away: