Although 17 years have passed since the last broadcast of The Simulators, the most famous quartet on Argentine television still generates great emotions, and Netflix he knows. In a short video posted on his account Twitter Argentina, the streaming giant gave fans a small revival of the famous series.
In the clip you see Federico D’Elía back in the role of Mario santos, the team leader in charge of logistics and planning. The simulator returns to make one of its well-known mission reports, informing the rest of the group of a new mission for which they were hired.
Through the communicator that Santos addresses, we hear the voice of Alejandro Fiore that gets back into the skin of Raspberry, simulator in charge of technique and mobility in the team.
It is here that the true nature of the video is revealed: Santos is actually recounting the plot of another Netflix series, Lupine. The platform decided to recruit Simulators to promote the premiere of the second season of the French show, which from this Friday is available in its catalog.
After recounting the premise of the series and entrusting the operation to his colleagues, Santos addresses the camera. “Sorry, do you have fire?“, D’Elía ends, repeating the iconic phrase that his character said at the end of a successful operation.
The reaction of the fans
Fans of the Argentine series expressed their emotion on social networks, taken to Los Simuladores at Twitter trends. Many expressed their disappointment with the commercial, which they mistook for a possible return to the screen for the four protagonists played by D’Elía, Fiore, Diego Peretti and Martín Seefeld.
The same official account of Netflix He stood up to comments from disappointed fans, writing in a reply “I don’t lie, I don’t cheat, I only recommend Lupine part 2 which is already availableSeveral other users also received a response from the account, which addressed the slight complaints with humor:
BUT BUT BUT look at the promo I put in to tell you that Lupine, part 2 is now available
— CheNetflix (@CheNetflix)
June 11, 2021
It is not the first time that the protagonists of the acclaimed series flirted with Netflix about a possible return. In May 2019 three of the protagonists joined an intense thread discussing the lack of Argentineanisms in the Latin American Netflix account.
After Netflix’s question about the expression “handle”, D’Elía respodido again in the role of Mario Santos, and the rest of the team soon joined. The fun exchange turned out to be the announcement of the new official Netflix Argentina account, again leaving fans dreaming of the movie that, until now, was not.