Baywatch (1989–2001)

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Television series about a cadre of attractive lifeguards who patrol a crowded recreational beach.

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 Mitch Buchannon (221 episodes, 1989-2000)
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 Hobie Buchannon / ... (159 episodes, 1991-1999)
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 Michael 'Newmie' Newman (151 episodes, 1989-2000)
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 C.J. Parker / ... (111 episodes, 1992-1997)
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 Brad / ... (96 episodes, 1992-1999)
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 Garner Ellerbee / ... (95 episodes, 1989-1998)
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 Stephanie Holden / ... (93 episodes, 1992-1997)
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This long-running series follows the adventures of a team of lifeguards on a crowded resort beach. Veteran lifeguard Mitch Buchannon watches over the younger lifeguards that come and go with each passing season as they keep the beaches safe for vacationers. Frequently he must take action to save them from the raging seas and from the raging tempers that sometimes flare up between the young guards in this stressful job. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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22 September 1989 (USA)  »

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Baywatch Hawaii  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)
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(241 episodes)

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The longest-running show to never win an Emmy (as of 2005). See more »

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"I'll be ready... forever and always I'm always here..."
16 March 2001 | by (Palmerston North, New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Once the world's most-watched TV programme, Baywatch has become a significant part of television history.

Okay, so it's not known for great plots (except maybe for the first few years) and brilliant acting, but, once upon a time, EVERYONE watched it.

Personally, I watched most of episodes from 1990-1994, I of course, liked Pam and Yasmine, but to be honest, my favourite part of the show was the beginning theme... and I have no idea why.

It's been a great stepping stone for many Californian model-type actresses, and Pam wouldn't have been as big (and I mean that in a non-boob-job kinda way) without it.

I haven't seen any episodes outside of 94, but the memories I do have of the episodes I viewed were pretty good!!

I don't know if it has finished in the States, and I don't really care. I've seen as many eps as I care to have sat through, and that's enough for me!

"Baywatch" R.I.P 1989-2001


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