|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.
- Tatsuya Asami (浅見 竜也 Asami Tatsuya), Captain Ryuya (リュウヤ隊長 Ryūya Taichō): Masaru Nagai (永井 大 Nagai Masaru)
- Ayase (アヤセ): Yūji Kido (城戸 裕次 Kido Yūji)
- Sion (シオン Shion): Masahiro Kuranuki (倉貫 匡弘 Kuranuki Masahiro)
- Domon (ドモン): Shūhei Izumi (和泉 宗兵 Izumi Shūhei)
- Yuri (ユウリ Yūri): Mika Katsumura (勝村 美香 Katsumura Mika)
- Navigator Robo Tac (ナビゲーターロボタック Nabigētā Robo Takku, Voice): Yūsuke Numata (沼田 祐介 Numata Yūsuke)
- Lila (リラ Rira): Asami Kuru (久瑠 あさ美 Kuru Asami)
- Don Dolnero (ドン・ドルネロ Don Dorunero, Voice): Ryūzaburō Ōtomo (大友 龍三郎 Ōtomo Ryūzaburō)
- Gien (ギエン Voice): Kōji Tobe (戸部 公爾 Tobe Kōji)
- High Rank TDF Member: Koji Yamanaka (山中康司 Yamanaka Kōji), Toshio Yoshizaki (吉崎敏夫 Yoshizaki Toshio)
- Operator: Takemi (岳美)
- Prison Manager: Yoshinori Okamoto (岡本美登 Okamoto Yoshinori)
- Prison Guard (Gien Disguise): Satoshi Wada (和田 智 Wada Satoshi)
- TDF Radio (Voice): Mami Nakajima (中島麻実 Nakajima Mami)
- 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.