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* ForcedFromTheirHome: In the second season, Cesar is kicked out of his home by his older brother Oscar because in the previous season, Cesar started a gang war between Oscar's gang, the Santos, and a rival gang called the Prophets. Cesar spends most of the season either couch surfing or sleeping in the streets until [[spoiler: he and Oscar come up with a plan to get rid of the Prophets]].


* YourCheatingHeart: [[spoiler: Cesar]] slept with another girl during his temporary break-up with [[spoiler: Monse]], but doesn't tell her right away. She reacts as if he had cheated on her during the relationship and breaks up with him.


** The first season ends with [[spoiler:Ruby and Olivia getting shot during Olivia's quinceañera - and only Ruby pulling through].

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** The first season ends with [[spoiler:Ruby and Olivia getting shot during Olivia's quinceañera - and only Ruby pulling through].through]].


''On My Block'' follows a quartet of bright, street-savvy friends who are navigating their way through high school, including all the of the triumph, pain and newness they experience along the way. Lifelong friendships are tested as Monse Finnie, Ruby Martinez, Jamal Turner and Cesar Diaz confront the challenges of adolescence and life in their predominantly Hispanic and black neighborhood in South Central Los Angeles.

Created by Eddie Gonzalez, Jeremy Haft, Lauren Iungerich, the show premiered on March 16, 2018. The show was renewed for a second season on April 13, 2018. The second season premiered on March 29, 2019.

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''On My Block'' follows a quartet of bright, street-savvy friends who are navigating their way through high school, including all the of the triumph, pain and newness they experience along the way. Lifelong friendships are tested as Monse Monsé Finnie, Ruby Martinez, Jamal Turner Turner, and Cesar Diaz confront the challenges of adolescence and life in their predominantly Hispanic and black Black neighborhood in South Central Los Angeles.

Created by Eddie Gonzalez, Jeremy Haft, Lauren Iungerich, the show premiered on March 16, 2018. The show It was renewed for a second season series on April 13, 2018. The second season 2018, which premiered on March 29, 2019.
2019. A month later, it was renewed for a third series, which premiered March 11, 2020.



** The first season ends with [[spoiler:Ruby and Olivia getting shot during Olivia's quinceañera - and only Ruby pulling through]].
** As a direct result of [[spoiler: the shooting that killed Olivia]], the parents don't want Cesar around from fear that associating with him will make their children targets of gang violence. However, after Cesar's older brother kicks him out of the house, they reluctantly take turns letting him stay with them, not wanting to leave a 15 year old sleeping on the streets.

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** The first season ends with [[spoiler:Ruby and Olivia getting shot during Olivia's quinceañera - and only Ruby pulling through]].
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** As a direct result of [[spoiler: the shooting that killed Olivia]], the parents adults don't want Cesar around from fear that associating with him will make their children targets of gang violence. However, after Cesar's older brother kicks him out of the house, they reluctantly take turns letting him stay with them, not wanting to leave a 15 year old 15-year-old sleeping on the streets.



* BloodSplatteredWeddingDress: Well more like blood splattered [[spoiler: Quincenera]] dress, as not only [[spoiler: Latrelle shot Ruby, but poor Olivia received a huge hit in the middle of her chest while wearing the gorgeous Quince gown....at her own reception]].

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* BloodSplatteredWeddingDress: Well more like blood A variation, [[spoiler:where it was an equally-elabortate Quinceañera dress that was splattered [[spoiler: Quincenera]] dress, as not only [[spoiler: when Latrelle shot Ruby, but poor Ruby and Olivia received a huge hit in the middle of during her chest while wearing the gorgeous Quince gown....at her own reception]].quinceañera party]].



* ButNotTooBlack: Monse suspects that her mother left because she couldn't handle having a biracial child. This is hinted by the fact that the first thing [[spoiler: Julia does when Monse comes to stay with her is to straighten Monse's hair]].

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* ButNotTooBlack: Monse [[spoiler:Monse suspects that her mother left because she couldn't handle having a biracial child. This is hinted by the fact that the first thing [[spoiler: Julia does when Monse comes to stay with her is to straighten Monse's hair]].



** Chivo, the owner of the nursey who's connected to [=RollerWorld=], takes this a step further. He has a huge collection of miniature garden gnomes that he believes are alive and can talk to him. When Jamal smashes one, he has a stroke. He also [[spoiler: sets up a wild goose chase for anyone trying to find [=RollerWorld=]- not to throw them off the trail, but because he thought they'd have fun solving the puzzle]].

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** Chivo, the owner of the nursey who's nursery connected to [=RollerWorld=], takes this a step further. He has a huge collection of miniature garden gnomes that he believes are alive and can talk to him. When Jamal smashes one, he has a stroke. He also [[spoiler: sets up a wild goose chase for anyone trying to find [=RollerWorld=]- not to throw them off the trail, but because he thought they'd have fun solving the puzzle]].

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* TimeSkip: [[spoiler: At the end of Season 3 we see where the main characters are after Monse left for boarding school. Monse has acclimated into her new boarding school very well and is closer to her half-siblings but distant from the group back home, Jamal is on the football team and hanging with the team, Ruby and Jasmine are still dating and Ruby even has a goth look while Jasmine looks more modest, Ruby and Jasmine clearly miss Jamal as he does them, Oscar has grown hair and facial hair and become a HappilyMarried father-to-be, while Cesar became leader of the Santos and has clearly grown more bitter.]]

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* ChildrenForcedToKill: A big part of Cesar's dilemma in Season One, his refusal to kill Latrelle indirectly led to Ruby getting shot and Olivia dying. [[spoiler: In Season 3, the gang figures out how much of a threat Cuchillos is to them and their families, so they were about to kill her, until finding out that Oscar did the job.]]


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* PurpleIsPowerful: The 19th Street Santos wear this color and are the 2nd biggest threat to Free Ridge after Cuchillos.

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* BreakHisHeartToSaveHim: Ruby does this to Jasmine in Season 3 [[spoiler: because he thinks he developed feelings for her and also because he fears the whole gang is in danger from Cuchillos, and wants to spare her from getting further involved.]]

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* WillTheyOrWontThey: In Season 3, Ruby and Jasmine.


* {{Cliffhanger}}: Season 1 ends with [[spoiler: Latrelle shooting and wounding both Olivia and Ruby at the former's quinceañera]], while season 2 ends with [[spoiler: the gang getting kidnapped]].

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* {{Cliffhanger}}: Season 1 ends with [[spoiler: Latrelle shooting and wounding both Olivia and Ruby at the former's quinceañera]], quinceañera, leaving their fates in the balance]] while season 2 ends with [[spoiler: the gang getting kidnapped]].

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* {{Cliffhanger}}: Season 1 ends with [[spoiler: Latrelle shooting and wounding both Olivia and Ruby at the former's quinceañera]], while season 2 ends with [[spoiler: the gang getting kidnapped]].


* ArentYouGoingToRavishMe: In one scene, the gang are playing "Smash, Marry, Kill" where the RunningGag is that everyone picks Jasmine as "Kill" while the neighborhood is on lockdown. The adult Oscar says he'd smash both Monse and Olivia, to their disgust, and Jasmine pushes her breasts up with her hands and he says he'd might as well smash her before killing her.

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* ArentYouGoingToRavishMe: In one scene, the gang are playing "Smash, Marry, Kill" where the RunningGag is that everyone picks Jasmine as "Kill" while the neighborhood is on lockdown. The adult Oscar says he'd smash both Monse and Olivia, to their disgust, kill Jamal and Rudy, and then Jasmine pushes her breasts up with her hands and he says he'd might as well smash her before killing her.

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* ArentYouGoingToRavishMe: In one scene, the gang are playing "Smash, Marry, Kill" where the RunningGag is that everyone picks Jasmine as "Kill" while the neighborhood is on lockdown. The adult Oscar says he'd smash both Monse and Olivia, to their disgust, and Jasmine pushes her breasts up with her hands and he says he'd might as well smash her before killing her.

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* GrassIsGreener: Free Ridge is filled with gang violence, poverty, police can stop kids, and ICE comes in so when Monse is invited to stay with her Mother in Brentwood over Spring Break, her friends urge her to move because of the supposed safety there and go trick or treating because of the access to candy without having to put up with a lockdown. But Brentwood has vacuous teenagers who can be racially insensitive (as Olivia, Caesar, and Ruby knew) and [[ValleyGirl Valley Girls]] who vape and take marijuana gummies, something Monse references when she said that she knew to really avoid drugs in Free Ridge.

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* TyrantTakesTheHelm: Season 2 discusses the history of the local gangs, the Prophets and the Santos. It was noted that the Santos, started in the 1980s, as a way to secure the neighborhood from Prophet violence and they were about non-violence until the founder Ricky was killed and then "the wrong element took over". Monse's father, who was raised by Prophets and had a father who was a member, noted that when the Prophets (who looked out for the community) replaced [[{{Greed}} the s with a dollar sign]], it was corrupted.

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* BloodSplatteredWeddingDress: Well more like blood splattered [[spoiler: Quincenera]] dress, as not only [[spoiler: Latrelle shot Ruby, but poor Olivia received a huge hit in the middle of her chest while wearing the gorgeous Quince gown....at her own reception]].


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* PinkIsFeminine: Olivia's Quince dress is this with embroidered blossoms.

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