The Ministry of Time

10 Best Episodes of The Ministry of Time

A soldier from the 15th century, a university student from the 19th century and a nurse from the present join the secret 'Department of Time', a secret department within the Spanish government with the ability to travel through time. Their mission is prevent changes in history.

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#1 - Time Change (Season 2 - Episode 13)

Phillip II of Spain decides he wants the Spanish Armada to win in 1588. He gets a taste for time travel and sets his sights higher, focusing on 2016.

The episode was rated 8.26 from 122 votes.

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#2 - The Legend of Time (Season 1 - Episode 8)


A tablet appears on the poster of a performance of "Don Juan Tenorio" in 1924. Julián, Amelia and Alonso must travel to the Residencia de Estudiantes, where they will meet the writer Federico García Lorca, the painter Salvador Dalí and the filmmaker Luis Buñuel. But soon they discover that everything is a trap of someone who knows the ministry very well ... and themselves, because they begin to receive photographs of their lives in the past and in the future. And that is when the patrol begins to pose a question: why save the protagonists of the history of Spain if they can not save their own loved ones?

The episode was rated 8.13 from 151 votes.

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#3 - Legend Time (Season 2 - Episode 1)

The Ministry travels to the 11th century to solve a mystery involving the burial remains of El Cid. Julián faces the consequences of his actions.

The episode was rated 8.06 from 161 votes.

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#4 - A Timely Negotiation (Season 1 - Episode 4)


The Ministry of Time was created by Isabel la Católica in 1491 thanks to the gaining of the book of the doors, a book that Rabbi Abraham Leví gave her in exchange for protection for him and his family. The queen promised to protect him, but the cruel inquisitor Tomas de Torquemada sent him to the stake behind Isabel's back. The problem arises when the lawyer of the descendants of the rabbi discovers documents referring to the queen did not move a finger to save the rabbi and demands a huge compensation to the ministry in exchange for his silence. Therefore, contrary to the ministry's own rules, Salvador sends Julian, Amelia and Alonso to 1491 to save the rabbi from the stake, but there is a problem: the door to access 1491 is in a time loop. They only have one day to save the rabbi and therefore the ministry.

The episode was rated 7.98 from 176 votes.

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#5 - Between Two Times (Season 3 - Episode 13)

The 1966 debut of a TV series about the Ministry of Time threatens to prevent Chicho Ibanez Serrador's "Historias para no dormir" from ever premiering.

The episode was rated 7.93 from 80 votes.

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#6 - Time Is What It Is (Season 1 - Episode 1)


To prevent the French from changing history, as we know it, the Ministry sends a patrol of newly recruited members on a mission.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 245 votes.

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#7 - Time of Slaves (Season 3 - Episode 6)

An 1881 assassination attempt on Alfonso XII pulls the agents into Spain's slave-trading past, forcing one to choose between family and the Ministry.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 87 votes.

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#8 - The Time in Your Hands (Season 2 - Episode 2)


Pacino, a police officer who's been missing since 1981, reappears in the present and finds out he's now a suspect in the crime he was investigating.

The episode was rated 7.86 from 146 votes.

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#9 - The Monastery of Time (Season 2 - Episode 4)

Spain's transition from a dictatorship to a democracy is in jeopardy when the life of a crucial Spanish politician's ancestor is threatened.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 146 votes.

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#10 - Against Time (Season 3 - Episode 12)


The patrol is dispatched to 1976 after learning that Adolfo Suárez is not among the candidates for prime minister of Spain.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 79 votes.

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    #11 - The Memory of Time (Season 4 - Episode 4)

    Year 1937. In a single day, Art History has been devastated. The painting "Las Meninas" disappears during the transfer from the Prado Museum, fleeing from the bombs of the Civil War. And Picasso (in Paris) has not even begun to paint Guernica. The Ministry intervenes before such a strange coincidence.

    The episode was rated 7.73 from 52 votes.

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    #12 - Time for Revenge (Season 1 - Episode 7)


    In 1843, Isabel II is declared queen of Spain with thirteen years and, the following year, makes an official visit to the Ministry of Time at the time. But the former agent of the Ministry Armando Leiva, deeply resentful of the ministry, travels to 1844 to assassinate the queen. Among the plans of Leiva is included that the mother of Isabel, María Cristina de Borbón, blame the ministry of the attack and close it. Salvador decides to send Ernesto, Alonso and Amelia to the nineteenth century to stop Leiva but the agents and Salvador himself are captured, so the ministry depends on Irene, stopped for having helped Leiva escape, and Julian, who is enjoying the company of his wife.

    The episode was rated 7.72 from 143 votes.

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    #13 - Glory Time (Season 1 - Episode 2)

    Gil Pérez, prestigious agent of the ministry during the reign of Felipe II, discovers that the famous writer Felix Lope de Vega, enlisted in the Invincible Armada, does not travel in the San Juan, one of the few ships that returned. Instead, travels in the San Esteban, where he will find death. Julián, Amelia and Alonso will have to travel to the 1588 Lisbon to get Lope to board the San Juan.

    The episode was rated 7.71 from 202 votes.

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    #14 - Brave Time (2) (Season 2 - Episode 8)


    Salvador sends Alonso on a mission to save Julián from a lengthy battle during the Siege of Baler in the Philippines.

    The episode was rated 7.69 from 131 votes.

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    #15 - Bloody Mary Hour (Season 4 - Episode 3)

    Julián remains in shock believing that he is Eulogio, a postwar movie heartthrob. Salvador calls on Amelia to help him remember who he really is. Amelia does not hesitate to return from her time, 1885, where she lives taking care of the family business.

    The episode was rated 7.67 from 49 votes.

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    #16 - Time for Gentlemen (Season 2 - Episode 3)


    Pacino joins the team for the first time as they work to ensure that Miguel de Cervantes publishes "Don Quixote" in 1604.

    The episode was rated 7.66 from 139 votes.

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    #17 - The Labyrinth of Time (Season 4 - Episode 2)

    Double mission of ‘The Ministry of Time’ in the 80's Madrid movement and the court of Felipe IV. While Lola and Pacino must get Almodóvar to obtain financing for their film in Madrid in the 80s… Alonso and Irene travel to the 17th century so that a contestant from ‘One, two, three’ returns to her time.

    The episode was rated 7.65 from 52 votes.

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    #18 - How Time Is Rewritten (Season 1 - Episode 3)


    The former agent of the ministry, Lola Mendieta, sells to the Nazis the secret of the doors of time. The sadistic leader of the SS, Heinrich Himmler, discovers that there is a door of time in the monastery of Montserrat and, taking advantage of the meeting between Franco and Hitler in Hendaye, travels to the monastery to take the door and rewrite history. The mission of Julian, Alonso and Amelia is to prevent Himmler from taking the door.

    The episode was rated 7.64 from 198 votes.

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    #19 - Days of Future Past (Season 4 - Episode 8)

    The body of a child appears next to the headquarters of ‘The Ministry of Time’. Inspector Ayala is in charge of the investigation and, after interviewing Salvador, discovers that the culprit is within the Ministry. But the resolution of a murder becomes much more complicated when the clues must be sought not only in the present, but traveling through time. Irene, Pacino, Alonso and Carolina travel to an orphanage in 1890 to fulfill a very special mission commissioned by Salvador. This time they face a terrible enemy who will do everything possible to prevent them from achieving their objective: to save the Ministry and the future of Spain.

    The episode was rated 7.60 from 42 votes.

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    #20 - Time of Spies (Season 3 - Episode 2)


    A Spanish spy's capture in Nazi-occupied France in 1943 jeopardizes Britain's Operation Mincemeat, critical to the Allied victory of World War II

    The episode was rated 7.55 from 101 votes.


    Last updated: nov 18, 2022

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