23 April 1989
Pilot of the popular syndicated series introduces a close-knit group of lifeguards at Baywatch, a Los Angeles beach, who protect the lives of people that come to the beach everyday. They include the team leader, the recently promoted Lieutenant Mitch Buchannon, whose devotion to his job has recently cost him his marriage. His lawyer ex-wife, Gayle, wants him to limit visits with their 10-year-old son Hobie. Craig Pomeroy is a part-time lawyer, who rescues an emotionally disturbed teenage girl, named Laurie, after falling off a pier in which she gets obsessed with him and when he rejects her advances, Laurie begins to go 'Fatal Attraction' by targeting Craig's wife Gina. Jill Riley is a veteran lifeguard who takes the eager rookie, Shauni McLain, under her wing to show her the ropes of rescue, while Shauni develops a crush on the rookie Eddie Kramer, a brooding loner with a mysterious past. Also, Trevor Cole is an arrogant, but incompetent, Australian lifeguard from a private beach club down the coast who could spell trouble for everyone. Captain Don Thorpe is Mitch's officious boss who wants things done right, while Hobie is taken out on a fishing boat by Mitch's friend, the grizzled veteran lifeguard Al Gibson, it leads to danger when their fishing boat sinks, and Al risks his life to try to save Hobie.
Season 1, Episode 1: In Deep22 September 1989
Two reckless teenage friends of Hobie are involved in power-ski hit and run accident that leaves a windjammer rider dead. When Hobie discovers that they are responsible, he is torn between protecting his friends identity and leaving the case unsolved to the local beach patrol officer, Sgt. Garner Ellerbee, or telling Mitch and risk facing his anger since he has repeatedly warned Hobie over the dangers of water skiing. Meanwhile, Craig discovers that Eddie is in fact homeless after catching him sleeping in his lifeguard tower in which he and Gina offer their storage closet for him to crash until he finds a place of his own. Also, Trevor continues to stir up more trouble for the Baywatch lifeguards in which Jill is both drawn to and repulsed by his arrogance and disregard for the local county regulations.
Season 1, Episode 2: Heat Wave29 September 1989
During the hottest day of the summer, Mitch's old friend, Steve, and his young son, Mike, show up for a surprise visit. But when Mike is trapped with a local boy in a storm drain and is in danger of drowning, Steve is forced to admit to Mitch that he kidnapped his son because he is in a custody battle with his ex-wife. Meanwhile, Craig is forced to decide by his demanding law firm boss between being a lifeguard, or staying at the law firm. But Gina suggests to him a third option: open up his own law firm.
13 October 1989
Eddie is haunted by his bitter past when a former friend of his, named Jimmy, arrives from his home in Philadelphia and immediately causes friction over personal issues they had while they were in a foster home. Then, Eddie gets suspended for getting into a fight with Jimmy at the beach, and Craig has to bail him out of jail for fighting on the streets with Jimmy and his gang. When Eddie comes clean and decide to turn Jimmy in, the thug slips away and decides to get even with Eddie once and for all by setting his lifeguard tower afire, with Eddie and Shauni still inside. Meanwhile, Mitch stresses over his upcoming lifeguard re-check with Captain Thorpe, which turns out to be quite different than he expected. Also, Trevor begins to re-think his lifeguard career at the beach club after he rescues his current girlfriend, Lisa Peters, and she later nearly dies from secondary drowning.
20 October 1989
Hobie is once again caught in the middle of Mitch and Gayle's custody battle when Gayle gets a new job at a law firm in Ohio, and Mitch tells her that he will not give up Hobie without a fight. However, both Mitch and Gayle must put aside their personal differences to help the rest of the Baywatch squad find Hobie and two of his friends when they get stranded on a channel island that is the hideout of a pair of modern day pirates. Meanwhile, Eddie and Shauni squabble with each other again after they're reluctantly paired for a 24-hour shift, where they encounter an naive and obnoxious tourist couple stranded on the beach and are forced to take them along with them on their beach patrol
27 October 1989
When Gayle's job transfers her to Ohio sooner than expected, she makes plans to take Hobie with her. But Mitch is determined not to let go of Hobie and the two of them fight it out in the courtroom. Meanwhile, two robbers attempt to retrieve a suitcase full of cash left floating in the ocean after their plane crashes. Also, Captain Thorpe assigns himself to Eddie and Shauni's tower to help watch the beach.
3 November 1989
When a middle-aged man drowns in front of Jill's tower, the incident report lists the cause of death as a heart attack. But when certain things don't add up, Jill investigates herself and soon becomes involved with the man's son, whom she begins to suspect that he murdered his father to inherit the family business. But all of the evidence against the son is circumstantial at best.
10 November 1989
Eddie gets mixed up with an attractive girl who is on the run from her abusive and murderous ex-boyfriend who is a drug dealer.. Also, Trevor Cole enters rookie school to become a county certified lifeguard after quitting his job at the private beach club. Meanwhile, Craig and Gina go away for the weekend to a hotel with the hopes of making baby.
24 November 1989
Eddie becomes suspicious of Andrew, Shauni's new boyfriend, over his sudden change in attitudes. But Shauni ignores Eddie's suspicious thinking he's just jealous, until Andrews shows his true colors when he gets increasingly demanding and physically violent with her. Meanwhile, a charted boat catering to drunken revels looks like trouble to Craig, who proves correct when he and Mitch must make a daring rescue after the boat heads out of control and straight for the crowded Santa Monica pier.
1 December 1989
A rash of murders committed by a fiendish looking man coincides with the opening of a new beach front hotel. Craig does some investigating and discovers that a local senator who will speak at the opening ceremony, knew all of the murder victims. Meanwhile, Gina plays mother to Eddie after he gets his wisdom teeth pulled leading to him having romance-minded fantasies about her.
Season 1, Episode 10: Shelter Me8 December 1989
As the Baywatch team prepares themselves for the arrival of a violent tropical storm, a pair of escaped convicts shoot Garner, leaving him under the Malibu pier while they take shelter at the Baywatch headquarters. Meanwhile, Eddie and Shauni become more close as the tropical storm draws near, and Captain Thorp additions for a job as a radio surf reporter.
15 December 1989
Mitch rekindles a romance with a former girlfriend of his, which sparks hostility with Craig whom she used to date a few years ago. Meanwhile, after much frustration, Eddie manages to purchase his new car for a few thousand dollars, a bargain for he soon finds himself arrested after learning that it has been stolen.
5 January 1990
When Jill's former boyfriend shows up as her new volleyball partner to compete in a Seal Beach Pro-Volleyball tournament, Jill secretly plans to get back at him for dumping her by teaming with Trevor and facing him in a doubles competition. Meanwhile, Eddie plans to spend a romantic day with Shauni. But after they make a rescue from an armored truck that has crashed in the railing of a pier, they end up inside the truck after it falls into the water.
Season 1, Episode 13: Home Cort12 January 1990
John D. Cort, a charming rogue and old friend of Mitch's, returns to Baywatch and recruits a friend of his during his days in the Navy to help carry out a shady deal. Meanwhile, Shauni and Jill decide to go into business together by selling sandwiches on the beach to try and put another vendor, who sells questionable sandwiches, out of business.
26 January 1990
Craig, Cort and Eddie take a road trip to Mexico, but their vacation south of the border turns ugly when they tangle with an angry American tourist who won't leave them alone. At Baywatch, Mitch gets an uninvited house guest: Captain Thorp when his wife leaves him, and Hobie develops a crush on Shauni.
2 February 1990
Cort and Eddie train junior lifeguards at a water slide park. But someone is vandalizing the slide's pumps. Meanwhile, Captain Thorpe wants Shauni fired for posing in a pinup calendar, but she claims she was duped into posing. Hobie gets into a fight at school which disqualifies him from a field trip to Baywatch, which requests a parent-teacher meeting between Mitch and Hobie's attractive teacher, Amanda Keller.
Season 1, Episode 16: Snake Eyes9 February 1990
Eddie is drawn into gambling after Cort takes him to an illegal offshore casino and after a few nights of bad luck, Eddie finds himself $3,000 in debt. But when Cort discovers the place to be rigged with loaded dice and marked cards, he, Craig and Eddie conspire to beat the gamblers at their own game. Meanwhile, Hobie thinks he can slack off after his English teacher, Amanda Keller, and Mitch begin dating, but he finds out otherwise.
Season 1, Episode 17: Eclipse23 February 1990
When a rookie lifeguard claims he saw an apparition of a young girl running through the surf in a white nightgown, everyone thinks he's crazy. But when the lifeguard turns up dead after being drowned, Eddie is haunted by the same apparition and it revives a painful memory of the drowning of his sister. Meanwhile, Hobie attempts to babysit for a friend's dog in his house without Mitch noticing.
2 March 1990
After a couple of sharks are seen in the bay and just off of the beach, Mitch becomes even more concerned when the greedy owner of a restaurant sponsors a Shark Derby to help promote the restaurant with a prize of $25,000 to the one who kills the biggest shark. Lives are put at risk, especially for one Baywatch lifeguard who is attacked while saving some children, and Mitch becomes determined to find out why so many sharks are in the area and what connection Bucky, the restaurant owner, has with the unusually large number of sharks populating the bay.
16 March 1990
Cort promises to come up with a load of cash for a nursing home, but he needs Mitch and Craig's help to compete with each other in a water skiing race with a big cash prize. Meanwhile, Shauni is still grief-stricken and afraid to go back in the water in the wake of Jill's death.
30 March 1990
Craig, Mitch and Garner go for a weekend hang-gliding trip, but Mitch has an accident when he gets stuck in a tree and eventually falls. With Mitch unconscious, Craig and Garner have to wait for a rescue helicopter to come, which is delayed. Meanwhile, Cort reacquaints himself with a woman whose husband had drowned a year ago, but learns that the husband actually faked his death to collect an insurance. Now, Cort must decide whether or not to turn them both in.
Season 1, Episode 21: The End?6 April 1990
A massive earthquake strikes Southern California causing extensive damage to headquarters. Mitch and Garner look for Craig and Cort who are trapped inside of an underwater cave where poisonous gas is emitting deadly fumes. Eddie is stuck inside of a lifeguard tower with a woman who is about to give birth.
23 September 1991
While rowing out in the ocean, Mitch rescues an underwater photographer, named Linda, floating on some wreckage. Linda's somewhat disjointed, frantic story about something attacking her in an underwater cave which killed her partner and destroyed her boat is misconstructed by Kay Morgan, an ambitious, publicity seeking newspaper reporter, who creates a media frenzy by starting rumors about a "creature in the bay." Harvey Miller, the new lifeguard and prankster, benefits from the events by selling undersea creature T-shirts. Meanwhile, Shauni rescues a young girl from drowning and soon becomes compelled to rescue the girl, her brother and their mother from the life they live in the slums of South-Central L.A., much to Eddie's chagrin. While Shauni deals with her possessive father who disapproves of her lifeguard job, Mitch also pressures Captain Thorp to ask for funding for new advanced motorboats, called Scarabs, for the team.
23 September 1991
Just when the media frenzy about the so-called 'Creature in the Bay' subsides, the unseen sea monster attacks again by sinking a fishing trawler. Mitch and Devon Conner, a fellow lifeguard and environmental activist, suspect more about the mysterious attacks, while Kaye Morgan investigates an offshore oil company's rights for drilling and thinks there is a connection between the company and the creature in the bay. Meanwhile, Linda lusts after Mitch after having dinner at his house. Shauni tries to get Jordan and Tiana's mother to let them join an lifeguard youth group to keep Jordan off the streets, while she finally come to terms with her stern father. Also, Camptan Thorp finally gets the first 'Scarab' motorboat for Baywatch and helps Mitch and Devon solve the mystery of the creature in the bay.
30 September 1991
Megan, the Australian lifeguard and marine biologist, is attacked by a crazed fisherman who also attacks another woman. While Megan deals with the trauma of escaping from her attacker, the psycho targets Megan and becomes determined to track her down and finish the job of killing her, and Mitch and Garner decide to set a trap for the would-be-killer. Meanwhile, Eddie takes Shauni away from the stress of life guarding to a romantic weekend alone together aboard a boat he plans to buy at the local marina, while Harvey attempts to woo the other victim of the fisherman.
7 October 1991
Having financial problems, Mitch and Eddie get lifeguard jobs at a private Malibu beach party being thrown by Dita, a brash Hollywood movie producer. When Dita witnesses Mitch rescue a group of people, she makes him an offer to appear as the lead in an action movie after the original star is incapacitated by an accident, while Harvey masquerades as Mitch's agent. Meanwhile, Shauni organizes a bikini contest in order to raise $50,000 for a marine organization dedicated to helping injured sea animals with Harvey's help, who plays another prank by entering the contest himself!
14 October 1991
Mitch's older brother, Buzz, a surfing nomad, arrives in town for a visit with his newfound 12-year-old son Kyle, an angry and neglected kid who constantly gets himself and Hobie into trouble. Kay Morgan is pressured by Mitch to write an article for her new newspaper company, the Venice Voice', about a dilapidated pier that should be slated for demolition, which proves to be correct when Kyle lands in danger while rashly surfing under the pier. Meanwhile, Eddie and Shauni come across a con man, named Eduardo, who is selling a certain kind of bikini that turns out to dissolve upon contact with salt water.
21 October 1991
After helping break up a gang fight on the beach, Eddie gets the idea of having the Latino gang members join the lifeguard program W.A.T.E.R. which is designed to help out troubled youths. Eddie focuses on the gang's leader, Memo, who is trying to get away from the gang and being constantly bullied by his angry father, Carlos, who is a former Bloods gang member himself. Meanwhile, former lifeguard John D. Cort arrives back at Baywatch to help out Eddie with his W.A.T.E.R. program, while Shauni disapproves of his presence and his influence on Eddie.
28 October 1991
Hobie meets a homeless girl, named Charlie, who's about his age and gets Mitch to help Charlie find her missing mother. Meanwhile, Eddie gets stabbed by a crazed homeless man known as Hector the Collector, and becomes determined to track him down. Hector and Charlie's paths cross when he steals her journal, in which Charlie is determined to retrieve. Also, Harvey ends up temporarily homeless himself when his girlfriend throws him out of her place due to his compulsive gambling habit. But he finds another house... with a bevy of attractive airline stewardesses as his roommates.
4 November 1991
After an argument with Shauni about their likes and dislikes, Eddie decides to make her jealous by going out on a blind date with a certain Nicole, a woman from a phone answering service in Santa Monica, who turns out to be a very overweight woman. Meanwhile, Mitch and Harvey rescue a stray dog far out in the ocean, which is owned by a captive widow. Mitch takes the dog home to Hobie, where the it proceeds to make Mitch's life miserable by messing up the house and interferes with his dinner date.
11 November 1991
Caroline Larkin is a new teenage girl in town from a poor working-class Ohio family who wants to be accepted into a local high school clique. So she lies to the snobbish girls of the group about seducing Eddie whom she develops a crush on. But Caroline's domineering, overprotective father has Eddie arrested for statutory rape after learning about Caroline's so-called score. Meanwhile, Eric Turner is a former Baywatch lifeguard and Mitch's old friend who was the best of the team, until he lost his job after an accident which injured his back and confined him to a wheelchair. The paraplegic Turner also wants to reconcile his lost relationship with the Australian lifeguard Megan whom be pushed away along with everyone else that tried to comfort him over his disability.
18 November 1991
An angry and frustrated Eddie is suspended from Baywatch by Mitch over the statutory rape charges and feels abandoned when no one believes his innocence pleas, especially after his juvenile criminal record is made public. Shauni, despite some doubt about Eddie's true story, attempts to track down Caroline, who has suddenly disappeared, to get the real story to clear Eddie's name. Meanwhile, the reckless Turner is still trying to win back Megan when Ross, a handsome marine biologist that Megan is now dating, arrives and Turner tries to impress her by hand-gliding off a cliff.
25 November 1991
Mitch rescues a beautiful young woman, named Alison, from her car after she crashes it off a cliff into the ocean. But Mitch is unaware that Alison is a lethal murderess who immediately draws him into a murderous web of scheming and murder to retrieve a suitcase full of stolen cash from the submerged car which was owned by a man she just murdered. After Alison successfully murders her ex-partner, Drew, a very suspicious Eddie tries to uncover the truth about Alison, and an unsuspecting Mitch refuses to believe Eddie's suspicions about her.
Season 2, Episode 12: Reunion27 January 1992
Mitch reluctantly attends his 20-year high school reunion at West Palisades High School where his ex-wife, Gayle, is also in attendance and becomes acquainted with him for a trip down memory lane, which is interrupted by an attempt to rescue an old nemeses buried up to his neck on the beach by two former geeks after a joke that goes wrong... and a rising tide which threatens to drown the guy. Meanwhile, Eddie finds an abandoned baby under his lifeguard tower with a note to take care of the baby for 24 hours, and Shauni has to be his coach to care for it the proper way.
3 February 1992
Mason Sato, a Japanese drug lord that Mitch helped arrest five years ago, has been paroled from prison and he begins stalking Mitch determined to seek revenge against him. Then Sato finally makes his move when he kidnaps Hobie and Kaye in order to lure Mitch to an abandoned warehouse where the two fight it out in a samurai fight to the death. Meanwhile, Shauni asks Ben to give her a lesson on how to surf, which brings out old memories for him over his former surfing days.
Season 2, Episode 14: Big Monday10 February 1992
The coming of a huge tropical storm brings out a rare form of fear in Mitch over a bad memory about a big storm that struck Los Angeles when he was seven back in 1961, and he meets a mysterious Hawaiian who tries to persuade Mitch to overcome his fear. Also, Hobie seeks comfort with Shauni over his fear of surfing the huge waves of the storm to impress his more outgoing friends. Meanwhile, Kaye becomes intrigued with a young deaf girl, named Lili, and her overprotective mother, Sharon, whom Kaye tries to introduce them to sign language.
17 February 1992
After a drugged out vagrant torches Eddie's lifeguard tower, he, Shauni and Detective Lyle Conners investigate to find an illegal, off shore drug laboratory that's distributing a new form of drug called 'spice', while Mitch and Captain Thorpe are trying to convince the local city board to spend more financing for a new wave runner in order to catch the elusive drug dealers. Meanwhile, Ben rekindles an old flame when Maggie James, a former movie actress he adored for 30 years, suddenly shows up at her old beach front house.
24 February 1992
A totally weird weekend begins when after Eddie slips and hits his head, he and Shauni respond to a stranded jet skier when they find Gilligan and Mary Ann stranded on a nearby island. Taking them back to Baywatch headquarters, things get even more weird when Captain Thorpe wants to make a TV movie about Gilligan, Mary Ann and the all the Baywatch team with millions he just won in a lottery. While taking a boat out to show the two "castaways" around, they run into a storm and Eddie, Shauni (Ginger), Gilligan, Mary Ann, Harvey (the Professor), Captain Thorpe (the Millionaire) and Garner (the Skipper) get stranded on another tropical isle in the middle of nowhere and it really becomes "Gilligan's Island."
2 March 1992
While rowing in the ocean, Mitch attempts to rescue a man trapped underwater in some wreckage, without scuba gear. After freeing both of them, they shoot up to the surface and Mitch's life hangs in balance when Eddie and Shauni must take him to a decompression chamber several miles away at Baywatch headquarters to save his life, where he undergoes an agonizing decompression with his life flashing before his eyes.
20 April 1992
Shauni's friend, Debbie Kent, is a student at UCLA were Shauni also attends college and who's driven to succeed in her swim class by her bossy and demanding father, who refuses to associate Debbie with her surfer boyfriend, Zack. When Debbie disappears later that night while swimming in the ocean, Zack claims a shark attacked her. Shauni and Harvey investigate and soon suspect that Debbie may have faked her own death. Meanwhile, Eddie decides to visit his long-lost, schizophrenic, older half-brother, Bobby, at a half-way house to clear up the past with him and invites him to the beach, where the unbalanced Bobby constantly gets into trouble.
27 April 1992
Eddie becomes jealous when Shauni is being wooed by a Ian, a beatnik beach poet who charms her with his Bohemian lifestyle and poetry. But things take an unexpected turn when two inept, but dangerous, cat burglars come looking for a stash of stolen jewels that one of them buried under Shauni's lifeguard tower, which lands in Ian's hands after he accidentally stumbles onto it. Meanwhile, Harvey willingly volunteers himself to teach a girls wind surfing class with Ben, despite not knowing anything about wind surfing.
4 May 1992
Mitch's old friend Lane Brody, a lifeguard-turned-environmentalist, shows up at Baywatch to investigate Trascion Industries, a corporation that has been long-rumored to be dumpling toxic chemicals into the ocean. When Hobie and a friend of his come down with a fever after falling into a polluted lagoon, Brody sneaks into the Tracsion chemical plant to find evidence of their illegal dumping. But when Brody is double crossed and framed for a toxic waste spill by his informant, Mitch and Shauni decide to break into the plant themselves to find the evidence.
11 May 1992
Harvey and Mitch go to play poker on a offshore yacht where they are robbed by a masked man that drives an amphibious jeep. Determined to get their money back, Harvey and Mitch launch their own investigation which takes them to a shady inventor of a water-land jeep that may have been involved. Meanwhile, Shauni invites Eddie over for dinner at her parents house in Beverly Hills where her snobbish father strongly disapproves of her dating Eddie. Then Eddie eventually proves himself when he saves Shauni's older sister, Kim, from drowning in their swimming pool during Kim's engagement party. But despite this, Shauni's father surprisingly still disapproves of Eddie, making Shauni move out of her parents house and in with Eddie at his boat in the marina.
18 May 1992
At Harvey's advice, Eddie and Shauni visit a fortune teller who tells Eddie about him meeting his first true love. Then Eddie runs into Lorna Cosgrove, a woman whom he had his first sexual fling when he was 15 back in 1985. But Shauni's jealousy turns to concern when she visits Rosalind, the fortune teller who tells her about Eddie's endangerment, and finds out from Garner that the woman is wanted for allegedly killing her husband the night she and Eddie were together.
13 September 1992
14 September 1992
Mitch Buchannon, Hobie, Eddie and Shauni travel to northern California's rugged gold country, with C.J. as their guide, to investigate the death of Mitch's prospector uncle where they find an old treasure map leading to a valuable gold nugget along a rough river. Back at Baywatch, two new recruits show up for rookie training season who are the wealthy and spoiled teen Matt Brody, and lower class swim champion Summer Quinn who moves to California with her divorced single mother looking to escape from an abusive past.
21 September 1992
After narrowly escaping death at the hands of two local redneck dregs, Drew and Lonny, who are perusing them for the gold, Mitch, Eddie, Shauni, Hobie and C.J. try to track down the infamous "Gold Boot" buried along the river which leads to a dangerous underwater cave. Unable to bear being away from Shauni after she has a pregnancy scare, Eddie proposes marriage to her as well as a life away from Baywatch, and she accepts. Back at Baywatch, Jackie Quinn's abusive and obsessive boyfriend, Jed, follows her and Summer to California and tries to ram their trailer off a cliff. But Matt arrives and saves them just in time, leading to a romantic meeting-of-minds for Summer and Matt.
28 September 1992
Matt goes undercover as a surfer with Jimmy Slade, a local teenage surf bum, to tangle with a surf gang at a beach who have been harassing surfers. Summer meets Slade for the first time and wants him to teach her how to surf, and Ben also teaches Summer the ropes of manning the switchboard. Meanwhile, with Captain Thorpe gone from Baywatch after being promoted to chief, and Ben having been promoted to captain, a new Baywatch administrative commander, Lt. Stephanie Holden, arrives which troubles Mitch because of a past affair he had with Stephanie three years ago that ended when she walked out on him without saying a word.
5 October 1992
Summer and Matt begin rookie school to prove themselves, but problems arise with Summer afraid to make a pier jump and Matt wondering if he's lifeguard material after being put down by his self-serving, screenwriter father. Meanwhile, C.J. and Stephanie end up as reluctant roommates and their different living arrangements quickly drive each other up the wall. Also, Gudio Torzini, a lonely, bumbling, Italian janitor, tries to get everyone to notice his work when he cleans up the messy offices and classrooms of Baywatch headquarters.
12 October 1992
Hobie deals with peer pressure while trying to impress a new girl, named Heather, who hangs out a Venice Beach liquor store with a group of local delinquents, and he soon lands in hot water after he witnesses a fight between two neighborhood bullies, and Heather eventually betrays Hobie to one of the punks. Meanwhile, Summer deals with her own peer pressure during her first week at the beach as a full qualified lifeguard in trying to impress Jimmy Slade during his surfing competition, and dealing with a clique of snobbish rich girls from the high school she is going to.
19 October 1992
During the first week of school at Malibu Beach High, troubles only begin when a Native American student and Matt's old friend, Bear Sutter, protests the sale of sacred Indian land near the beach. Meanwhile, Summer feels jealousy after Slade is pursued by the snobbish Courtney Bremmer who wants to be a sponsor for his surfing career, and Matt is drawn into "party crowd," while Slade deals with his surfing and a visit from his estranged, domineering, Marine father. Also, C.J. gets a part-time job as the volleyball coach at Malibu High. Elsewhere, Garner gets a desk job at a police station downtown to get away from all the troubles of riding his ATV at the beach.
Season 3, Episode 7: Point Doom26 October 1992
Matt meets and befriends a mysterious, but attractive, woman who challenges others in illegal motorcycle races. After the girl crashes during a motorcycle race, Matt suspects the opposing biker of sabotage and he becomes determined to seek revenge against the guy in a grudge motorcycle race. Meanwhile, Mitch is into a vigorous training for a swim event with Stephanie and Garner as his trainer... unaware that he's the victim of a little prank. Also, Guido asks C.J. for a little help after he is threatened by a huge guy at the beach for flirting with the man's girlfriend.
2 November 1992
Catherine is a royal princess who longs to get away for just one day from her pampered life. So, she jumps off her father's yacht and ends up being rescued by Mitch who, oblivious to her true identity, shows Princess Catherine around town. But Catherine is also oblivious to the fact that she is the target of two assassins out to kidnap her, while Mitch and Newman are in training on a motorboat personally designed by Ben for a high speed boat tournament that Catherine's snobbish, self-serving fiancé is sponsoring as well as racing in.
Season 3, Episode 9: Masquerade9 November 1992
After the disappearance of a wealthy honeymoon couple in the waters around Baywatch, Mitch and Stephanie pose as wealthy honeymooners on a yacht to lure and capture alleged pirates in the area. But they get so consumed with their role playing that it makes them unprepared when the pirates, led by the local dock owner, board their boat with the intent to kill them for their wealth, while C.J. and a sea-sick Garner circle the coast in their Scarab motorboat looking for Mitch and Stephanie.
16 November 1992
Mitch and Garner go under cover as street basketball players to solve a player's mysterious death from a drug overdose, whom Garner once knew from the beaches of Venice, as well as the local hustler Ozzie who may know a clue to the player's death. Meanwhile, Dennis is an unhappily married man on his honeymoon with his overbearing, klutzy, nagging wife... until his happiness returns when he meets and develops a crush on C.J. whom he asks out to lunch behind his wife's back.
23 November 1992
During the hottest day of the summer, Mitch and Garner are put in charge by a secret service agent to protect the governor during a visit to the Malibu pier for a speech. But things take a turn when Mitch and Garner must foil an assassination when an disgruntled ex-con and his men hijack an explosives laden Baywatch motorboat, with C.J. on it, with the intent to drive into the pier and blow up everyone on it. In the mist of all this turmoil, Garner is followed by a young woman, a friend of his sister's, who has had a crush on him since her childhood.
4 January 1993
Mitch's parents arrive in town for a visit where his father informs Mitch that he's dying and wants him to return to the family business in Phoenix to run his architectural company. While in training for a high school diving competition, Summer struggles to overcome a sudden fear of being in the water after a nighttime body rescue which apparently triggers repressed memories of nearly drowning as a child and only her mother, Jackie, has a clue to her memories.
11 January 1993
C.J. and Stephanie go on a weekend getaway to Catalina Island where they encounter various misadventures and characters, including a pair of handsome Coast Guard men and an alleged jewel thief looking for buried treasure, whom traps the women in an underwater cave. Meanwhile, Mitch decides to hire a live-in housekeeper to cook and clean for him and Hobie. When an attractive foreign exchange student, named Elke, arrives to take the job, Mitch worries that his attraction to her will impair her daily routine.
18 January 1993
A group of frantic UFO experts, led by the attractive Dr. Faye Taylor, arrive at Baywatch and set up monitoring equipment on the beach in the expectation of an arrival by extraterrestrials arising from the ocean much to Mitch and Stephanie's chagrin, while Hobie and C.J. join in on the activities. Meanwhile, surfer Jimmy Slade arrives back at Baywatch after a surfing competition in South Africa to rekindle his romance with Summer, unaware that one of his three surfboards harbor valuable diamonds that a couple of ruthless smugglers want.
25 January 1993
After saving the daughter of a ship's captain from drowning in the ocean, Mitch, Stephanie, Summer, C.J., Matt, and even the bumbling maintenance man, Guido, are invited for a cruise on a fabulous ocean liner down the coast of Mexico for a week of relaxation, where Mitch and Stephanie try to rekindle their lost romance. C.J. takes Matt to the ship's casino, and Guido pretends to be a wealthy count to woo a fairly large, wealthy middle-aged widow. Also on the ship is an escaped drug lord, named Nicholas Rogo, with his gang plotting to escape to South America, whom Summer becomes suspicious of his true identity.
1 February 1993
The wounded Stephanie and Mitch are stranded treading water in the shark-infested waters of the Pacific, trying to stay alive. In the morning, they find a small uninhabited island to rest until rescued, where Stephanie goes into shock from hypothermia. Back on the ship, C.J. tells Matt all about her addiction to gambling after wining and losing a large amount of her own money, and Gudio continues to avoid the love-starved woman out to find him. When Rogo and his men realize that Summer is onto them, they abduct her and then hijack the bridge, threatening to kill everyone unless the ship takes them to Mexico.
Season 3, Episode 17: The Tower8 February 1993
An escaped psychopath takes Summer and Stephanie hostage in a lifeguard tower at Baywatch and wounds Slade in the process. With the tower laden with explosives and surrounded by heavily armed policemen, Mitch and Matt attempt a rescue before the maniac has a chance to escape and kill Summer and Stephanie in the process.
15 February 1993
Mitch's meets and falls for Lena Fioli, a famous Italian actress in town to shoot a movie and who is stalked by two lowlife youths after some of her money. Meanwhile, Gudio asks C.J. and Summer to help him impress his visiting mother after he lies to her saying that he works as a lifeguard.
19 April 1993
Mitch severely injures his back after striking a rock by a huge wave after rescuing three teens trapped on a reef, and his doctor's report is that he may be a paraplegic for life. Mitch is then sent to a recovery hospital where he befriends Jason, a crippled 10-year-old ghetto boy who is soon revealed to be a murder witness in a relocation program. Meanwhile, a corrupt law official and a drug kingpin arrive in town to find Jason before he can testify against the gangsters responsible.
26 April 1993
While Mitch struggles to walk again, he becomes increasingly angry and frustrated and not being able to use his legs and pushes away Hobie and even Stephanie who offers him support. Only Ben Edwards can relate to Mitch with his own walking disability. Meanwhile, the hit man sent to kill Jason plans one last attempt to murder the boy at the hospital, and Mitch is the only one nearby who can save him.
Season 3, Episode 21: Kicks3 May 1993
Matt enters a kick-boxing tournament while Summer becomes interested in knowing more about Matt's competitor, Steve Thorn. But things take a turn when Michael Branson, an old rival of Mitch's during his days as a Navy SEAL, shows up and plans a kick-boxing showdown of his own between them since Branson still holds a personal grudge against Mitch for having him discharged from the service. Meanwhile, C.J. meets and falls for a French photographer in town for a photo shoot and who inspires her to model for him.
10 May 1993
A brash new Australian lifeguard, named Wiley Brown, arrives at Baywatch on an exchange program and he and Mitch don't get along because of Wiley's self-serving ways at life guarding and flirting with Kaye Morgan, whom is now debating with herself whether to start dating Mitch after he finally asks her out to dinner. Mitch is also troubled by a bad memory of a failed rescue attempt of a wind surfer in Australia years ago, which suddenly takes a turn when strange incidents start occurring around Mitch and he feels someone is trying to kill him... and correctly begins to suspect Wiley.
20 September 1993
Mitch's ex-wife, Gayle, arrives back in town for a visit 'coldly' with her new fiancé, a wealthy businessman named Ken, in which Mitch has conflicting emotions about his ex-wife remarrying again and Hobie gaining 'out of character' interest in his potential step-father. Meanwhile, Matt doesn't know where he will live after he decides to stay in California rather than move to France with his parents. Summer's mother, Jackie, decides on a new career change for herself when she decides to lease a closed-down restaurant at the beach and call it "Jackies Summer's Place." Things take an unexpected turn when the private jet owned by Ken crashes in the ocean with him, Hobie, and Gayle on it leaving them trapped under 40 feet of water.
20 September 1993
Mitch and the Baywatch lifeguards team up with the Coast Guard to rescue Hobie, Gayle and Ken from the submerged plane before the air pressure gives out. Hobie tries to comfort Ken, while Gayle is pined under steel beams. When Ken shows his true colors by cowering in fear, Hobie, when he should be saving oxygen for him'self,' tries to help his unconscious mother, without Ken's help. Elsewhere, Matt decides to move in with Stephanie and C.J. for a while after his domineering and self-serving father decides to financially cut him off after he refuses to move to France with him. Stephanie tries to explain to Mr. Brodie that Matt isn't the 'bad seed' as he puts out, but just a neglected and spoiled rich-boy who just wants attention. But the arrogant Mr. Brodie refuses to listen, and tells them that Matt will give them a hard time as he did with him. Also, the Baywatch team helps Jackie and Summer shape up their new beach front restaurant for a grand opening. Hobie, Gayle and Ken are finally rescued, but Hobie's confidence in Ken is destroyed when Ken reverts back to his cocky, self-assured personality, and then lies claiming HIMSELF to be the hero. But Hobie decides not to tell his mother about the person Ken really is, and goes back to repair his shaky relationship with his father.
27 September 1993
While in junior lifeguard training camp, Hobie meets and falls for a terminally ill junior lifeguard girl, named Lauren, who Hobie tries to win her affections by taking her to a part of the beach known as Lover's Cove to get attached to her. Meanwhile, Summer feels an increasing attraction to Matt while her mother, Jackie, is now dating Mitch.
Season 4, Episode 4: Blindside4 October 1993
Former Baywatch lifeguard, John D. Cort, returns to Baywatch wanting to becomes a lifeguard again and tries to rekindle the flame with his former girlfriend C.J. But after a series of circumstances, she and Mitch discover that Cort is losing his eyesight to an rare eye disease, which he refuses to accept. Meanwhile, Hobie makes an unusual friend: a 7-foot tall giant from a carnival sideshow at the Malibu pier and who shows Hobie his pelican wood-carving skills.
Season 4, Episode 5: Sky Rider11 October 1993
Summer becomes a nervous wreck after her former flame, Jimmy Slade, suddenly returns to town after months of traveling as a professional surfer, and both he and a jealous Matt compete for her affections. The stress of Summer's problems triggers her long-repressed bulimia. C.J. deals with her own romance problems when her current boyfriend, a hot-air balloon rider named Simon, won't take "no" for an answer to go away. Meanwhile, Garner begins to patrol the beach on horseback to help Mitch catch a pair of purse snatchers.
18 October 1993
While Hobie is away in Santa Barbara for a surfing meet, an escaped convict's wife, named Debra Harris, takes Mitch hostage aboard their yacht for Mitch to perform emergency surgery on her husband for a gunshot wound he got during his escape from prison. Meanwhile, Matt and Slade are still competing for Summer's affections when the three of them find a dangerous underwater cavern that houses a huge octopus... with an attitude. Summer's continuing secret battle with bulimia begins to catch up with her despite C.J.'s helping talk. Eventually, after Matt saves Slade from the cave octopus, Slade sees that Summer is better off with Matt and he leaves town for a surfing meet in the Caribbean, this time for good.
25 October 1993
On the boat, Mitch helps save the convict's life after the surgery, unaware that he and Debra plan to kill him anyway. Meanwhile, Stephanie's younger sister, Caroline, arrives in town for a visit with her fiancé, an environmental investigator, who has a near-fatal accident while out diving. Stephanie investigates and finds that Caroline's fiancé is targeted for murder by his ex-partner for getting too close to a chemical company secret.
Season 4, Episode 8: Submersion1 November 1993
Mitch becomes stricken with mixed emotions and feelings of guilt after he tries to rescue two small boys from drowning in an undertow and he can only save one, which leaves the other one to nearly drown.
8 November 1993
While in training for California's annual Ironman competition, Mitch is taught various "spiritual" moves by a young zen freak woman, named Destiny, who develops a crush on Mitch after he saves her from drowning. Meanwhile, Matt, still living with Stephanie and C.J., takes a "night job" at hustling pool in order to pay for a new motorcycle from a shady woman who's trying to sell it to him. Garner videotapes a co-called documentary on Mitch in training, and Jackie plans with Ben to throw a surprise birthday party for Mitch. Also, Destiny gives Summer spiritual advice after she a strange near-death experience after she nearly drowns from a hit on the head trying to help a windjammer.
15 November 1993
While Mitch, Garner and the rest of the Baywatch team deals with a street gang that have been hanging around at the beach and harassing swimmers, Stephanie falls for Carlos, the new lifeguard trying to get away from the gang he was once in and tries to rescue his sister from the gang's leader. Meanwhile, C.J. befriends a magician hanging out in front of her lifeguard tower whom she eventually rescues him from drowning during one of his escape stunts.
22 November 1993
Olympic champion Mary Lou Retton comes to Baywatch to stage a Special Olympics competition for the mentally disabled. At Mary Lou's urging, Mitch takes under his wing a mentally disabled teen, named Darnell, who tries too hard at winning than on the ethics of the competition. Stephanie befriends Sammy, a shy young girl with Down syndrome who doesn't try at all to believe in herself at all.
17 January 1994
Matt is surprised when his former motorcycle girlfriend Jesse, (from the episode 'Point Doom') who is now an aspiring model, arrives to shoot a video for an wave-runner advertisement. At Jesse's urging, Matt helps her discourage the video director's advances towards her and he soon becomes the target for murder by the jealous director, while Summer is struck with jealousy herself after learning of the past Matt had with Jesse. Meanwhile, Hobie buys a bargain electronic keyboard for himself as well as an acoustic guitar for Mitch, who gets childhood fantasies of being a rock star.
24 January 1994
Ben Edwards doesn't look forward to a lifeguard reunion of his friends, called the Red Knights, over his walking disability when the rest of them are still fit and active. During a night on the town, Mitch, Ben and the other lifeguard trigger a barroom brawl between the retired lifeguards and a old rival team which disrupts Jackie's singing debut at the club. While Ben considers his resignation as the Baywatch captain, his very pregnant niece, Annie, goes into labor on the beach and Mitch has to help her.
31 January 1994
Stephanie, C.J., Matt and Summer take a weekend vacation to San Diego to demonstrate water rescue procedures while staying at the famed Hotel del Coronado. Summer correctly begins to think that her hotel room is haunted, when she's a haunted by the ghost of a wealthy businessman who mistakes Summer for his lost love from a doomed love affair back in 1943. However, a skeptic Matt thinks it's all in Summer's mind. C.J. is drawn to a dolphin trainer, named Keith, at Sea World's theme park and Stephanie becomes attracted to San Diego's lifeguard captain. Meanwhile, Mitch and Hobie visit Mitch's free-spirited older brother, Buzz, and his son, Kyle, once again where Buzz tells Mitch about his wild choice to sail around the world alone on his schooner.
7 February 1994
C.J. thinks about her future as she spends more time with Keith and helps to rescue a stranded dolphin. Meanwhile, the ghost who haunts Summer's hotel room, named Rupert, takes her to be the love of his life who betrayed him and plots to reenact the tragedy that drove him to suicide 50 years ago, while Matt tracks down the real elderly woman who was involved with the death Rupert. After Buzz accidentally falls off his schooner into the ocean, Mitch dives in after him and the two struggle to stay afloat while awaiting rescue. When Hobie and Kyle realize that their fathers are missing, they pressure Stephanie and C.J. to look for them.
14 February 1994
An attractive wild young woman, named Mandy, and her plain twin sister, Gwen, arrive at the beach and vie for Mitch's affections. But Mitch is unaware that Mandy and Gwen are the same person, a woman with split personalities which soon lands Mitch in danger when Gwen's other personality, "Mandy", means him physical harm. Meanwhile, Matt tries to confront his fear of sharks by going into a shark-infested part of the ocean with Summer.
21 February 1994
After rescuing a group of people from a sinking fishing boat, Mitch meets and falls for a mysterious woman named Kate McCoy, who's actually a reporter, named Catherine Larsen, probing the sale of military technology to foreign governments by a rogue government official. When Kate/Catherine suddenly dies on the beach of unknown causes, Mitch launches his own investigation, despite Garner's protest, and he soon becomes both a murder suspect by the police, and a marked man by a corrupt government agent who thinks Mitch knows about Catherine and her plans. Meanwhile, Matt asks Summer to move in with him on a boat he plans to lease at the marina.
Season 4, Episode 18: Rescue Bay28 February 1994
After witnessing a rescue, a bumbling, ambitious TV producer, named Don Brand, decides to make a pilot movie, titled 'Rescue Bay', based on the life of the Baywatch team which results in chaos from everyone after observing their own "characters" in the show, including Garner's look-alike character, C.J. playing Stephanie's role, and Mitch caught in the middle of it all in playing himself.
25 April 1994
A country-western singer, named Jessie Lee Harris, arrives at Baywatch and after C.J. rescues him from a horde of his fans, he asks her to help him find his estranged wife and son living in the area. C.J.'s newest friend, Sadie, hopes to impress Jessie Lee at an amateur night at the local western club in hopes of wining a spot with his band. Meanwhile, Hobie's latest girlfriend, Bridget, develops a crush on Mitch.
2 May 1994
After all the beaches are closed down by Los Angeles budget commissioners looking to cut back on funding for the lifeguard squads of Baywatch, Mitch and the team organizes a meeting on the beach with the three budget commissioners and some of the people rescued by the Baywatch lifeguards, which includes testimony from Gov. George Dickson (from 'Dead of Summer'), Charlie Dupree (from 'Sand Castles'), Memo Urueta (from 'Point of Attack'), among others, who try to convince the city budget official not to stop funding for the lifeguards.
9 May 1994
Stephanie goes to work with the Coast Guard to help crack an arms-smuggling ring in the area, and becomes attracted to a warrant officer, Scott Daniels, who tries to persuade her to overcome her fear of helicopters after she begins having nightmares of her father being killed in action in a helicopter crash in Vietnam over 25 years ago.
16 May 1994
Matt rescues a shady teenage girl, calling herself Rachel, who turns out to be a con artist hiding from her mentor and ex-partner in crime who as come after a diamond stuffed doll that is being shipped in from Hong Kong. Meanwhile, Stephanie continues her romance with Scott Daniels. But she becomes unsure about her future of being with him.
26 September 1994
Logan Fower, a brash new lifeguard from Australia, arrives at Baywatch on a lifeguard exchange program and he and Matt don't get along at all because of Logan's rash attempts at life guarding. Stephanie is attracted to Riley Ferguson, a seismologist studying the increase of earth tremors. Stephanie's younger sister, Caroline, returns after leaving her husband and asks to stay with her and C.J. in their apartment With Summer gone away to college back east, Jackie Quinn sells her beach side restaurant and plans to move back to Pennsylvania as well. Everybody's plans come to a halt when a massive earthquake strikes, which strands Riley in submerged rocks, capsizes Stephanie's boat, traps Hobie in a collapsed garage, wrecks Stephanie and C.J.'s apartment, traps a homeless bum under the Malibu pier with a rising tide, devastates Baywatch headquarters with Newman and Barnett there, and leaves Jackie's trailer dangling from the edge of a cliff with her still inside....
3 October 1994
After Mitch rescues Hobie, he helps Matt commandeer a news helicopter to rescue Jackie from her trailer on the cliff. Hobie also breaks out of his shaken state long enough to help C.J. save the homeless man trapped under wreckage of the pier. Meanwhile out in the ocean, Stephanie and some of the Baywatch team help to rescue Riley from the ocean floor, and after Logan disregards orders to retrieve a tremor monitoring device, he cuts a deal to be the cleanup person for an indefinite period.
Season 5, Episode 3: Aftershock10 October 1994
Three months after the trauma of the massive earthquake, Hobie arrives back home after spending the summer in Ohio with his mother, Gayle, who asks Mitch marry her again in a formal ceremony on the beach. Everyone is delighted, except for Stephanie who still has feelings for Mitch. Meanwhile, Logan and Matt continue to clash with each other when they begin competing for the affections of Caroline. On the day of the wedding, the ceremony comes to a halt when the team has to rescue a group of people from a sinking fishing boat that hits an old submerged mine.
Season 5, Episode 4: Baja Run17 October 1994
Former Baywatch lifeguard John D. Cort (the one with failing eye vision and the still-big ego) once again arrives back at Baywatch and asks Mitch to enter with him in a dune buggy race in Mexico. But Mitch is unaware that Cort wants to use the race to smuggle rare artifacts into the U.S. Meanwhile, Matt gives up on competing for Caroline after he starts spending time with C.J., but Logan becomes drawn to a wealthy widow at a posh beach club just up the beach.
24 October 1994
Mitch and Stephanie are partnered for a 24-hour shift on a busy day where they help out each other with accident victims and even try to rekindle their lost romance once again. With his father away, Hobie falls for a new girl from his school and throws an ill-advised party at the house just to impress her. The next day, disaster narrowly avoids Hobie when he tries to stop two of his wild friends, J.B. and Connor, from flying Mitch's hand glider off a cliff.
31 October 1994
During junior lifeguard training sessions, Matt deals with Hobie's newest friend, Carter, who is ashamed of his father, Simon, who happens to be a dwarf. Meanwhile, Caroline and Logan pass rookie training to becomes Baywatch lifeguards. But when Caroline begins complaining about being uncomfortable working near Logan, Stephanie takes it upon herself to reassign Logan to another beach.
7 November 1994
Morgan Christopher, an attractive, but cynical, female FBI agent, arrives at Baywatch and poses as a lifeguard with Mitch at his tower in order to stakeout a beach front house where Tanya, the girlfriend of an escaped mobster, lives. But Morgan quickly drives Mitch angry over her callous attitude towards him and everyone at the beach. Meanwhile, a grateful Dutch tourist, named Greta, dogs Matt over saving her from drowning and is determined to repay him for rescuing her. Also, Stephanie considers going on a sailing cruse around the world with Riley.
14 November 1994
Former reporter Kaye Morgan opens up her new restaurant on the beach called the Sandy Cay Cafe (formerly Jackie's Summer Place), and she has a grand opening by having a new radio station at the restaurant with DJ "Lomin' Large," who offers to promote a competition by giving out a rare gold coin worth $100,000 to the winner of a scavenger hunt which attracts thousands of people the beach, leaving Mitch's and Garner's hands full, and even Matt and C.J. joining in with the hunt.
Season 5, Episode 9: Red Wind21 November 1994
A long hectic day at Baywatch begins when the sudden heat from the Santa Ana desert winds stirs up passions, and practically all the "weirdo's" swarm onto the beach, including the Tarot card reader, Destiny, who holds a tarot séance with C.J. as their group leader. Matt deals with overheated passionate lovers, and Caroline deals with a frantic man who thinks his daughter may have drowned, but no body is found. Meanwhile, Mitch deals with Kim, a young woman whom he saved from drowning 11 years ago, and who pursues him wanting to spend time with him. But Kim's jealous boyfriend, Albert, accuses Mitch of trying to steal her away from him and Mitch tries to help Albert win Kim's affections again.
Season 5, Episode 10: I Spike28 November 1994
Mitch becomes attracted to Tracy Dodsworth, an Australian lifeguard-turned-hovercraft rescue expert, who arrives at Baywatch to demonstrate the merits of a mini-hovercraft who feels it can increase the value of saving lives. Meanwhile, Matt joins the pro-beach volleyball tour, but runs into all kinds of trouble over his volleyball partner and their rivals. C.J. also tries to spark a protest over the site of an offshore oil drilling platform, and Garner is struck with stage fright during amateur night at a blues club.
5 December 1994
In the week before Christmas, Mitch and Hobie take in a strange 10-year-old girl, named Joey, who turns out to be a professional con artist on the run from a local bookie after Joey's mother Kyla, a drifter and professional hustler, has stolen $10,000 from the bookie. When Kyla lands in jail, Joey cons Hobie into helping her raise money in order to bail her out after she misplaces the package with the stolen cash. Meanwhile, C.J. helps out with a local church program for homeless children and is attracted to the young priest, Father Sam Ryan. A lonely and depressed Matt gets into the holiday spirit when a group of dwarfs, led by one named Benny, hang out in front of his lifeguard tower every day and Matt suspects they may be actually be Santa's elves after they decorate his tower for Christmas. Also, Tracy (who is revealed to be hiding some health problems) gets depressed about not having a White Christmas and Mitch decides on a plan to help her out.
12 December 1994
Mitch and Hobie finally learn the truth about Joey and her imprisoned mother from Garner, while Joey desperately tries to find the stolen cash that is sought after by the bookie and his henchman. Meanwhile, C.J. wonders if Father Ryan has a thing for her when he offers to resign from his church ministry. Mitch takes Tracy out for a romantic dinner at his lifeguard tower and finally gives her a White Christmas, courtesy of a snow machine given to him by Benny and his "elves".
30 January 1995
Logan goes to great lengths to get a green card to stay in the country by offering to marry Kathleen, the rich heiress that he has been flirting with for months now. But due to Caroline's jealousy, Logan instead decides to compete in a Rubber Ducky motorboat race with his Aussie partner, Gator, against Matt and Barnett in order to buy a green card with the $10,000 prize money. Meanwhile, Mitch's mother disapproves of him dating Tracy, but soon the roles are reversed when Mitch's mother begins dating a retired lifeguard, and Mitch becomes the one that disapproves.
Season 5, Episode 14: Homecoming6 February 1995
Stephanie and Riley are returning from their long sailing trip in the ocean when their boat is stolen by a frantic environmental terrorist, named Corale, who takes Stephanie hostage with the intention to drive the boat laden with explosives into the new offshore oil drilling platform. Meanwhile, Garner falls for a young lifeguard, in which Mitch decides to play a practical joke on both of them by telling each other of their "hearing disabilities."
13 February 1995
Tracy finally tells Mitch her secret that she is terminally ill with cancer and only has a few weeks to live, and Mitch becomes determined to make the most what little time they have left together. Meanwhile, Logan and Caroline have a lot of problems on their hands in dealing with two reckless teenage kids on unregistered wave runners that are endangering lives at the beach.
20 February 1995
Six weeks after Tracy's death, Hobie phones a radio call-in show for help to cure Mitch of his depression, and a young artist from San Diego, named Callie, responds to Hobie's call and he tries to get her to meet Mitch at the Santa Monica pier. Meanwhile, Logan becomes wary of intimacy with Caroline after she rescues and revives Ron, an angry and bitter former athlete infected with AIDS with a big ego and a serious death wish. Also, C.J. is in training for a upcoming ballroom dancing contest at the Malibu pier.
27 February 1995
On Father's Day, Mitch is given a package by his mother, Irene, that belonged to his father dating back to 1988. But Mitch is hesitant to open it since his late father never approved of him being a lifeguard. Meanwhile, Logan is suddenly struck with fear whenever confronted by fire. After Logan freezes during a rescue of a boat fire, Caroline persuades him to see a therapist which resurfaces the memories of his father's death during a similar boat fire incident. Also, Matt doesn't look forward to Father's Day since his own self-serving father is never around.
24 April 1995
Andy Jamieson, a part-time sheriff and an old friend of Mitch's, arrives at Baywatch wanting to fill out some time as a part-time lifeguard. But Mitch disapproves of Andy's ways at man-handling two belligerent vagrants that harass beach goers. Meanwhile, Logan tells Caroline that he's annulling his marriage to the heiress and asks a reluctant Stephanie for help to acquire a green card fast.
1 May 1995
Matt and C.J. find John D. Cort, now homeless and almost completely blind, living under her lifeguard tower in which C.J. questions his presence and it also brings up a slight case of jealousy in Matt. Meanwhile, Kaye introduces Mitch and Hobie to Nick, a 10-year-old boy dying from leukemia and desperately needs a bone marrow transplant within 48 hours. Mitch and Cort attempt to track down Nick's older bother brother Jamie, an archaeologist diver who has been kidnapped with his wife by a drug lord and his men looking to find a stash of narcotics lost in a wreckage 100 feet on the ocean floor.
8 May 1995
Mitch, Caroline and lifeguard Barnett rescue a pregnant Chinese woman from her raft in the ocean and Mitch soon becomes involved in tracking down the refugee's sister who's connected to smugglers bringing illegal Chinese refugees into the country. Meanwhile, Matt and Garner have their hands full on the beach in trying to break a robbery scam involving an attractive young woman who distracts guys so her boyfriend can steal their wallets out from under them. When Matt himself becomes a victim of the crafty couple, he makes the determination to catch them personal and teams with Hobie to help him.
15 May 1995
Kaye hires Molly, a young Englishwoman panhandling on the beach, as a singing waitress at the Sandy Cay Cafe to boost business. In addition to wanting to be a famous singer, Molly also has a young teenage runaway girl under her wing, as well as her jealous and possessive fiancé from England shadowing her. Meanwhile, British daredevil stuntman Richard Branson arrives to set a new world record by water skiing from behind a blimp and Mitch and Matt have to handle the safety for the event. Also, Stephanie begins to get on Caroline's nerves once again when Stephanie tries to keep Caroline in check from making mistakes as a rookie.