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Starred by Creator/NataliaTena, Will Keen, David Leon and Dafne Keen, the main story is centered in the Cruz family, formed by Samuel (Will Keen), Emma (Natalia Tena) and Ani (Dafne Keen), when the world is struck with one of its worst crisis ever: 3 billion people appear all of a sudden, having run away from the future because of some unknown catastrophe, and now have to live in the land of their parents and grandparents, while, in the meantime, being forced to follow two rules, lest they become arrested by a SecretPolice:

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Starred by Creator/NataliaTena, Will Keen, David Leon and Dafne Keen, the main story is centered in the Cruz family, formed by Samuel (Will Keen), Emma (Natalia Tena) and Ani (Dafne Keen), when the world is struck with one of its worst crisis ever: 3 billion people appear all of a sudden, having run away from the future because of some unknown catastrophe, and now have to live in the land of their parents and grandparents, while, in the meantime, being forced to follow two rules, lest they become arrested by a the SecretPolice:



* ConMan: one tries to pass himself as Samuel and Emma's future son, Tomás, in order to get some money and supplies.

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* ConMan: one One tries to pass himself as Samuel and Emma's future son, Tomás, in order to get some money and supplies.



* DistinguishingMark: all the refugees have a chip on their chest that shines a red light [[spoiler:and which is used to make sure the refugees don't break the rules]]. Álex, having come back in time illegally, does not carry it.
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: the series draws big parallels with many real life issues, such as immigration, racism and other related points.

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* DistinguishingMark: all All the refugees have a chip on their chest that shines a red light [[spoiler:and which is used to make sure the refugees don't break the rules]]. Álex, having come back in time illegally, does not carry it.
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: the The series draws big parallels with many real life issues, such as immigration, racism and other related points.



* FanDisservice: the intro sequence shows people of all ages and sexes completely naked (the only kid is only shown from the eyes up).

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* FanDisservice: the The intro sequence shows people of all ages and sexes completely naked (the only kid is only shown from the eyes up).


* CantTakeAnythingWithYou: The refugees arrive to the past naked, ''Terminator''-style.
** As told by Natalia Tena, when they filmed the scene of the naked refugees arriving to the town, most of the local people were quite shocked.



* NakedPeopleAreFunny: the refugees arrive to the past like this, ''Terminator''-style.
** As told by Natalia Tena, when they filmed the scene of the naked refugees arriving to the town, most of the local people were quite shocked.


Starred by Creator/NataliaTena, Will Keen, David Leon and Dafne Keen, the main story is centered in the Cruz family, formed by Samuel (Will Keen), Emma (Natalia Tena) and Ani (Dafne Keen), when the world is struck with one of its worst crisis ever: 3,000 million people appear all of a sudden, having run away from the future because of some unknown catastrophe, and now have to live in the land of their parents and grandparents, while, in the meantime, being forced to follow two rules, lest they become arrested by a SecretPolice:

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Starred by Creator/NataliaTena, Will Keen, David Leon and Dafne Keen, the main story is centered in the Cruz family, formed by Samuel (Will Keen), Emma (Natalia Tena) and Ani (Dafne Keen), when the world is struck with one of its worst crisis ever: 3,000 million 3 billion people appear all of a sudden, having run away from the future because of some unknown catastrophe, and now have to live in the land of their parents and grandparents, while, in the meantime, being forced to follow two rules, lest they become arrested by a SecretPolice:



* {{Irony}}: Álex was sent by Future Ani so he would save her parents. [[spoiler:The chain of events resulting from this leads to Ani's and her father's deaths.]]



* {{Jerkass}}: Óscar, the gun shop owner. He does have a quibble with Álex after he stole in his shop, but it soon becomes full-hatred of all refugees, and does his best to drive the townspeople against them. [[spoiler:He is also responsible for Emma losing the baby she was pregnant with, and never apologizes for that.]]

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* {{Jerkass}}: Óscar, the gun shop owner. He does have a reasonable quibble with Álex after he stole in from his shop, but it soon becomes full-hatred of all refugees, and does his best to drive the townspeople against them. [[spoiler:He is also responsible for Emma losing the baby she was pregnant with, and which he never apologizes for that.for.]]



* TimeTravel: The source of the extra 3,000 million people that have come to live to Earth.

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* TimeTravel: The source of the extra 3,000 million 3 billion people that have come to live to Earth.


* DisappearedDad[=/=]MissingMom: what prompted Future Ani to send Álex back in time was the possibility of saving her parents, who died when she was very young. [[spoiler:Sara, Álex's daughter, loses her mum when a hunter kills her by accident, having thought it was a deer.]]

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* DisappearedDad[=/=]MissingMom: what What prompted Future Ani to send Álex back in time was the possibility of saving her parents, who died when she was very young. [[spoiler:Sara, Álex's daughter, loses her mum when a hunter kills her by accident, having thought it was a deer.]]



* FantasticRacism: due to the strained resources and problems, many of the present people start to hate the refugees. In the town, they are represented by Óscar.
* ForeShadowing: when Óscar and Luis force Hugo to renounce to his position as police chief, he tells Óscar that he knows his actions will blow up in his face soon. [[spoiler:The finale features an enormous riot caused by his attempt to kick all the refugees from the town, and Óscar himself dies because he is so concentrated on his hatred for Álex that he does not pay attention to his surroundings.]]
* InfantImmortality: averted. Álex's background is that he killed a man that had killed his (Álex) son. [[spoiler:Emma aborts after Óscar pushes her against a piece of furniture. Ani dies when Sam accidentally shoots her when he was trying to kill Álex.]]
* IronicEcho: [[spoiler:when Sofía lets the refugees into her parents' house, she uses the same words her mother used when she got rid of Sofía's refugee boyfriend and his parents.]]

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* FantasticRacism: due Due to the strained resources and problems, many of the present people start to hate the refugees. In the town, they are represented by Óscar.
* ForeShadowing: when When Óscar and Luis force Hugo to renounce to his position as police chief, he tells Óscar that he knows his actions will blow up in his face soon. [[spoiler:The finale features an enormous riot caused by his attempt to kick all the refugees from the town, and Óscar himself dies because he is so concentrated on his hatred for Álex that he does not pay attention to his surroundings.]]
* InfantImmortality: averted.Averted. Álex's background is that he killed a man that had killed his (Álex) son. [[spoiler:Emma aborts after Óscar pushes her against a piece of furniture. Ani dies when Sam accidentally shoots her when he was trying to kill Álex.]]
* IronicEcho: [[spoiler:when [[spoiler:When Sofía lets the refugees into her parents' house, she uses the same words her mother used when she got rid of Sofía's refugee boyfriend and his parents.]]



* PlotHole: a few happen during the series, mostly because the rules of how the time travel works, and how events in the changed past affect the future.

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* PlotHole: a A few happen during the series, mostly because the rules of how the time travel works, and how events in the changed past affect the future.



* RuleOfSymbolism: the intro sequence shows many species of animals that fight among themselves, pretty much like the human race.
* SecretPolice: one seems to have come from the future to ensure that the refugees do not break the rules.

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* RuleOfSymbolism: the The intro sequence shows many species of animals that fight among themselves, pretty much like the human race.
* SecretPolice: one One seems to have come from the future to ensure that the refugees do not break the rules.



* TimeTravel: the source of the extra 3,000 million people that have come to live to Earth.
* TitleDrop: every chapter, of course.
* WhereTheHellIsSpringfield: at no point there is mention of where "the town" is, not even how it is called.

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* TimeTravel: the The source of the extra 3,000 million people that have come to live to Earth.
* TitleDrop: every Every chapter, of course.
* WhereTheHellIsSpringfield: at At no point there is mention of where "the town" is, not even how it is called.


* [[spoiler:ThePlague: the reason why the refugees came from the future is a mortal mutation of the common cold virus.]]

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* [[spoiler:ThePlague: the ThePlague: [[spoiler:The reason why the refugees came from the future is a mortal mutation of the common cold virus.]]


Among the time travelers (the "refugees" that name the series) is Álex (David Leon), who has illegally come to the past with a special mission: Future Ani will send Álex's family back in time too if he saves Samuel and Emma from being murdered, something that [[TimeTenseTrouble took/will take]] place a few days after the refugees arrive.

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Among the time travelers (the "refugees" that name the series) is Álex (David Leon), who has illegally come to the past with a special mission: Future Ani will send Álex's family back in time too if he saves Samuel and Emma from being murdered, something that [[TimeTenseTrouble [[TimeTravelTenseTrouble took/will take]] place a few days after the refugees arrive.



* ConMan: one tries to pass himself as Samuel and Emma's future son, Tomás, in order to get some money and supplies.



* DisproportionateRetribution: Álex steals several weapons from Óscar's shop. Óscar becomes almost crazy in his hatred of Álex (who he tries to kill several times) and all the refugees.



* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:Sam, after accidentally killing Ani.]]

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* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:Sam, after accidentally killing Ani. Also, the hunter who killed Álex's wife.]]



* InfantImmortality: averted. Álex's background is that he killed a man that had killed his (Álex) son. [[spoiler:Emma aborts after Óscar Ani dies when Sam accidentally shoots her when he was trying to kill Álex.]]

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* FantasticRacism: due to the strained resources and problems, many of the present people start to hate the refugees. In the town, they are represented by Óscar.
* ForeShadowing: when Óscar and Luis force Hugo to renounce to his position as police chief, he tells Óscar that he knows his actions will blow up in his face soon. [[spoiler:The finale features an enormous riot caused by his attempt to kick all the refugees from the town, and Óscar himself dies because he is so concentrated on his hatred for Álex that he does not pay attention to his surroundings.]]
* InfantImmortality: averted. Álex's background is that he killed a man that had killed his (Álex) son. [[spoiler:Emma aborts after Óscar pushes her against a piece of furniture. Ani dies when Sam accidentally shoots her when he was trying to kill Álex.]]



** Félix, who keeps several refugees as slaves in all but name and hates that his daughter is involved with one of the refugees.

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** Félix, who keeps several refugees as slaves in all but name and hates that his daughter Sofía is involved with one of the refugees.them.


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* PlotHole: a few happen during the series, mostly because the rules of how the time travel works, and how events in the changed past affect the future.


* FakeNationality: out of the main characters, only Gary Piquer, who plays Hugo, and Charlotte Vega, who plays Sofía, are Spanish. The next closest thing is Natalia Tena, whose parents are Spanish.



* RealLifeRelative: Dafne Keen (who plays Ani) is Will Keen's (who plays Ani's father, Smauel) real life daughter.


# They cannot contact with their past families.

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# They cannot contact with their past families.
families (the best they get is fifteen minutes before the SecretPolice finds them).



* DisappearedDad[=/=]MissingMom: what prompted Future Ani to send Álex back in time was the possibility of saving her parents, who died when she was very young. [[spoiler:Sara, Álex's daughter, loses her mum when a hunter kills her by accident, having thought it was a deer.]]
* DistinguishingMark: all the refugees have a chip on their chest that shines a red light [[spoiler:and which is used to make sure the refugees don't break the rules]]. Álex, having come back in time illegally, does not carry it.



* FakeNationality: none of the main characters is Spanish (the closest thing is Natalia Tena, whose parents are Spanish).

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* FakeNationality: none out of the main characters is Spanish (the characters, only Gary Piquer, who plays Hugo, and Charlotte Vega, who plays Sofía, are Spanish. The next closest thing is Natalia Tena, whose parents are Spanish).Spanish.



* Jerkass: Óscar, the gun shop owner. He does have a quibble with Álex after he stole in his shop, but this gets blown off into full-hatred of all refugees. [[spoiler:He is also responsible for Emma losing the baby she was pregnant with, and never apologizes for that.]]

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* Jerkass: {{Jerkass}}: Óscar, the gun shop owner. He does have a quibble with Álex after he stole in his shop, but this gets blown off into it soon becomes full-hatred of all refugees.refugees, and does his best to drive the townspeople against them. [[spoiler:He is also responsible for Emma losing the baby she was pregnant with, and never apologizes for that.]]


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* RuleOfSymbolism: the intro sequence shows many species of animals that fight among themselves, pretty much like the human race.
* SecretPolice: one seems to have come from the future to ensure that the refugees do not break the rules.


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* TimeTravel: the source of the extra 3,000 million people that have come to live to Earth.

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''Refugiados'' (The Refugees) is a Spanish-British drama series with an interesting TimeTravel background: what would happen if people came from the future, trying to run away from a catastrophe?

Starred by Creator/NataliaTena, Will Keen, David Leon and Dafne Keen, the main story is centered in the Cruz family, formed by Samuel (Will Keen), Emma (Natalia Tena) and Ani (Dafne Keen), when the world is struck with one of its worst crisis ever: 3,000 million people appear all of a sudden, having run away from the future because of some unknown catastrophe, and now have to live in the land of their parents and grandparents, while, in the meantime, being forced to follow two rules, lest they become arrested by a SecretPolice:
# They cannot tell anyone why they escaped from the future.
# They cannot contact with their past families.

Among the time travelers (the "refugees" that name the series) is Álex (David Leon), who has illegally come to the past with a special mission: Future Ani will send Álex's family back in time too if he saves Samuel and Emma from being murdered, something that [[TimeTenseTrouble took/will take]] place a few days after the refugees arrive.

However, saving Samuel and Emma is but the beginning of problems, troubles and strange situations as the world is forced to accomodate to a much greater population and the shock of the changes brought by the refugees' arrival.

!!This work contains examples of:
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: the series draws big parallels with many real life issues, such as immigration, racism and other related points.
* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:Sam, after accidentally killing Ani.]]
* FakeNationality: none of the main characters is Spanish (the closest thing is Natalia Tena, whose parents are Spanish).
* FanDisservice: the intro sequence shows people of all ages and sexes completely naked (the only kid is only shown from the eyes up).
* InfantImmortality: averted. Álex's background is that he killed a man that had killed his (Álex) son. [[spoiler:Emma aborts after Óscar Ani dies when Sam accidentally shoots her when he was trying to kill Álex.]]
* IronicEcho: [[spoiler:when Sofía lets the refugees into her parents' house, she uses the same words her mother used when she got rid of Sofía's refugee boyfriend and his parents.]]
* Jerkass: Óscar, the gun shop owner. He does have a quibble with Álex after he stole in his shop, but this gets blown off into full-hatred of all refugees. [[spoiler:He is also responsible for Emma losing the baby she was pregnant with, and never apologizes for that.]]
** Samuel evolves into this.
** Félix, who keeps several refugees as slaves in all but name and hates that his daughter is involved with one of the refugees.
* NakedPeopleAreFunny: the refugees arrive to the past like this, ''Terminator''-style.
** As told by Natalia Tena, when they filmed the scene of the naked refugees arriving to the town, most of the local people were quite shocked.
* RealLifeRelative: Dafne Keen (who plays Ani) is Will Keen's (who plays Ani's father, Smauel) real life daughter.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Hugo, the police chief.
* [[spoiler:ThePlague: the reason why the refugees came from the future is a mortal mutation of the common cold virus.]]
* TitleDrop: every chapter, of course.
* WhereTheHellIsSpringfield: at no point there is mention of where "the town" is, not even how it is called.
* YourCheatingHeart: Álex and Emma share one kiss in a moment of weakness. Sam treats this as full-blown cheating (it did not help that Emma decided to lie to him).

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