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Season 3

14 Sep. 1992
River of No Return: Part 1
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 Sep. 1992
River of No Return: Part 2
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 ...
 
28 Sep. 1992
Tequila Bay
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 ...
 
5 Oct. 1992
Rookie of the Year
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 Oct. 1992
Pier Pressure
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 ...
 
19 Oct. 1992
Showdown at Malibu Beach High
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...
 
26 Oct. 1992
Point Doom
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 ...
 
2 Nov. 1992
Princess of Tides
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.
 
9 Nov. 1992
Masquerade
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 Nov. 1992
Lifeguards Can't Jump
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 Nov. 1992
Dead of Summer
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 Jan. 1993
A Matter of Life and Death
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 Jan. 1993
Island of Romance
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 Jan. 1993
Strangers Among Us
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 Jan. 1993
Vacation: Part 1
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 ...
 
1 Feb. 1993
Vacation: Part 2
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 ...
 
8 Feb. 1993
The Tower
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 Feb. 1993
Stakeout at Surfrider Beach
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 Apr. 1993
Shattered: Part 1
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 Apr. 1993
Shattered: Part 2
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.
 
3 May 1993
Kicks
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
Fatal Exchange
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 ...
 

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