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Series / Solamente Vos

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Solamente vos (in Spanish, "Only you") is a 2013 Argentine telenovela, starred by Natalia Oreiro and Adrián Suar.

Juan Cousteau, a former rock star, is an opera director. His wife Ingrid, "La Polaca", is tired of their marriage and forces him to live somewhere else; but they still have five children. He meets in the hospital a woman named Aurora Andrés, a haircutter. She's the lover of Juan's best friend, Félix Month, who is married with Michelle. Coincidentally, Juan moves to a new apartment that is next to Aurora's, and becomes her neighbour.

Solamente Vos contains examples of:

  • Aesop Amnesia: Aurora began the story as the lover of Felix Month, a married man. This circumstance gave her so many problems and frustrations, that she eventually left him, and began a romance... with Juan, a married man.
  • All Just a Dream: At the end of a Friday episode, Juan was kicked out of his home at 4 AM, and Aurora allowed him to stay the night at her house. At the beginning of the Monday episode, they are in the bed after a nice night of sex... and then, Juan wakes up, in the couch of his living room.
  • Annoying Younger Sibling: Eugenio.
  • Auto Erotica: Juan and Aurora tried to do it, and then Ingrid took the car. And, once in the street, she ran over to get the police when she heard people whispering inside the car, making Juan and Aurora get down of the car, pointed by guns.
  • Big Brother Attraction: Denise, Juan's little step-sister, has fallen in love with him. He's completely horrified by the mere idea of Brother–Sister Incest, and refuses to hear a single syllable about the "only step-siblings" excuse.
  • Critical Psychoanalysis Failure: Leopoldo, falling in love with Denise.
  • Dysfunctional Family: The Cousteaus.
  • Easily-Overheard Conversation: Felix is talking with Michelle in the phone, and suddenly Aurora comes very serious: she's tired of being "the other", she's tired of his constant promises of breaking up with Michelle that never became true, she's tired of not having a real romantic life but just the few spare moments he gets from his relationship with Michelle... and, while she was talking, Felix forgot to end the phone call: Michelle heard it all.
  • Exact Words: Eugenio returned home with his hair dyed green, and La Polaca got angry about it. He said he got the haircut at Aurora's hair salon, and La Polaca confronted her, but Aurora denied having done that... and that was the case. He said he got the haircut at Aurora's, not that Aurora did it (there are two others working there), and complained that nobody ever listens or pays attention to what he says.
  • Extremely Short Timespan: Julieta's pregnancy lasted for three months, as Denise pointed out.
  • Former Teen Rebel: Juan Cousteau.
  • Identity Amnesia: Juan has an accident in the street and gets amnesia. He calls the first number available in his cell phone, Aurora (listed in the "A"), who goes to his aid... and she also has an accident, and gets identity amnesia as well.
  • It's All About Me: Denise's attitude towards life, but in a negative way: she basically thinks that the whole universe conspires against her.
  • It's Not You, It's Me: When Aurora breaks up with Félix, she begins a romance with Juan, but Juan leaves her because of his daughters.
  • The Lancer: Dalia.
  • Literally Loving Thy Neighbor: The main plot idea.
  • Long-Lost Relative: It seems that some decades ago Lautaro had sex with a porn actress in France, and has just discovered that he has another daughter. Much to the dismay of Juan, who does not like those changes in his life, Aurora, who saw Juan with yet another woman, and Denise, because of... everything.
  • Love Dodecahedron: The "designated couple" is Juan and Aurora, the two main people at the top image. Aurora is also the lover of Félix, Juan's best friend, who is married with Michelle. Miguel, who works for her, tries to seduce Michelle. Juan is married with La Polaca (not divorced and with five children), who cheats on him with Chulo. The lawyer Victoria tries to seduce Juan, and so on, and so on...
  • Love Triangle: Aurora, Félix and Michelle.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Félix, much to Juan's dismay, who does not like being mixed in his webs of lies within lies.
  • The Masochism Tango: Denise and Rogelio. They didn't stay married for even a single day.
    • Juan and Ingrid occasionally border this as well.
  • Morality Kitchen Sink: The failed wedding of Felix and Aurora caused very varied reactions. Michelle is happy, because Felix is now free of Aurora. Her maid is not happy, as she despises Felix. Ingrid is not happy, if Aurora is not married she will return to Juan. Aurora's parents are happy, because they knew all along that Felix is a jerk. Miguel is not happy, because Michelle will try to return with Félix once more. And Denise is enraged, because with all this mess nobody is paying attention to her own marriage with Rogelio.
  • Nuclear Family: The Cousteaus.
  • Oh, No... Not Again!: Aurora feels that her relationship with Juan is becoming very similar to the one she had with Felix... who, at least, did not have children.
  • Real Life Writes the Plot: As actress Eugenia Suárez was pregnant, and did not intend to keep working during all her pregnancy, her character had to be Put on a Bus.
  • Runaway Bride: Aurora. She was about to get married to Félix, despite the fact that he constantly lied to her and manipulated her. But, once in the car going to the chapel, she could not go on with it anymore, and ran away to be with Juan.
  • Selective Obliviousness: Aurora is not a friend of Michelle, does not want to be, tells her so in her face, and tries to avoid her as much as possible. Michelle does not seem to notice, not even after she overheard that Aurora was Félix's lover.
  • The Snark Knight: Denise.
  • Speak of the Devil: Do not say Aurora's name in front of Ingrid. Even mentioning her indirectly pushes her Berserk Button.
  • Stock Phrases: BOLUDOOOOO!
  • The Unfair Sex: Aurora is "the other", the woman who dates a married man and breaks a marriage, but she's still the heroine.
  • The Unreveal: Juan found all the resolve he needed and stormed into the house of Félix and Aurora, and told Félix loud and clear that he loves Aurora. But Félix was completely drunk, and only replied "Eh? What?". The next day, he did not remember anything.
  • What Did You Expect When You Named It ____?: There was a costume party in the building. Juan goes dressed as Batman, and Boris (Aurora's lover at the time) goes dressed as Hulk. They got into a fight some time later... and of course, HULK SMASH PUNY BAT GUY!!.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: What happened to the alleged broken wall that forced the Cousteau family to move in with Juan?