|This article is about a/an episode in Mirai Sentai Timeranger.|
The Time Fugitives (時の逃亡者 Toki no Tōbōsha) is the first episode of Mirai Sentai Timeranger. It is the opening episode of the two-part opening storyline of the season.
Four recruits of the Time Defense Bureau are tricked into sending themselves and an infamous criminal one-thousand years into the past; leading to them teaming up with a man of this era to stop him as the Timeranger.
By the year 3000, the Earth had reached an era of newfound prosperity. United with various races from other planets, space and time travel became possible. 10 years after the invention of the first time machine, the Time Defense Bureau already had it's mission to preserve history and prevent time travel; constant time travel had endangered the 30th century in the past and the Bureau existed as a precaution.
- Masaru Nagai - Captain Ryuya
- Yuji Kido - Ayase
- Masahiro Kuranuki - Sion
- Shuhei Izumi - Domon
- Mika Katsumura - Yuri
- Masaru Nagai - Tatsuya Asami
- Asami Kuru - Lila
- This episode introduces the main characters, the Time Defense Bureau,
- This episode aired alongside Kamen Rider Kuuga episode 3, Tokyo
- One of the TDF's operators in this episode is portrayed by Takemi, who will portray Tetomu in next years season Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger
Mirai Sentai Timeranger Volume 1 features episodes 1-10. 
- Force from the Future - Power Rangers counterpart in Time Force. See comparison page.
- Something to Fight For - Power Rangers counterpart in Time Force. See comparison page.
- Reinforcements from the Future - Power Rangers counterpart in Wild Force. See comparison page.