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1996

15 Jan. 1996
The Incident
Caroline blames herself for a teen's death in a fiery nighttime boating accident in which five drunken, underage teenage boys accidentally set fire to their boat and one of them drowns. Caroline then fails a lifeguard re-check, pushes away Mitch, Cody, and even Stephanie who offer her comfort, and falls under the influence of bad girl Neely in drinking and hanging out with her biker friends.
 
29 Jan. 1996
Beauty and the Beast
A mysterious, unseen creature begins attacking swimmers and surfers, and it soon turns out that the creature is a mutant alligator living in the storm drains under Venice Beach. So, Mitch, Logan, and Cody take it upon themselves to venture into the maze-like catacombs under the city to capture the beast. Meanwhile, Inside Sports Magazine wants a lifeguard for their swimsuit issue and Caroline and C.J. decide to try out for it. But when C.J. comes down with chicken pox, the crafty Neely sees an opportunity to both remove the other competition of Caroline and enter the ...
 
5 Feb. 1996
Desperate Encounter
Logan is spending much of his free time at a horse ranch where the owner, Carmen Masters, tells him that she needs $50,000 to keep her ranch working and prevent the horses from being sold to a slaughter house. The solution comes when country western singer Jessie Lee Harris returns to Baywatch for a recording session and offers his help to Carmen, Logan, C.J. and Cody by performing at a benefit concert. Meanwhile, Mitch goes on a vacation to Baja, Mexico with his new girlfriend, Shelby, where they land in danger after they witness a murder by a man who pushes his wife...
 
12 Feb. 1996
Baywatch Angels
Jack Ripley, a schizophrenic mental patient, escapes from an insane asylum to wreak revenge on the Baywatch lifeguards, particularly Logan and Stephanie for sending him there by setting trip-wire bombs wherever they go. From then on, the show becomes Caroline's fantasy of Charlie's Angels, with Stephanie, C.J. and Caroline playing the Sabrina, Jill, and Kelly characters who attempt to track down the psycho before he can strike again.
 
19 Feb. 1996
Bash at the Beach
C.J. rescues pro wrestler Hulk Hogan, who then tells her, Cody and the rest of the Baywatch team that he's in town with fellow wrestler Randy Savage in trying to prevent the Venice Boys Youth Center that is faced with being closed down from his arch rival, pro wrestler Ric Flair and his gang, Kevin Sullivan and Big Van Vader. Flair then challenges Hogan and Savage into a grudge wrestling match for control of the youth center. Meanwhile, Stephanie is dating Mitch's old friend, Tom Morella, a dermatologist who diagnoses her with melanoma, which turns Stephanie into a nervous wreck.
 
26 Feb. 1996
Freefall
Mitch is bullied by an old friend, named Tom, to go sky-surfing with him and Matt for the joy of the experience. But when Mitch's parachute fails, his life flashes before his eyes of his times at Baywatch as he plunges to his apparent doom. Meanwhile, tabloid reporters follow C.J.'s relationship with Mike Gardner, a pro football player.
 
18 Mar. 1996
Sail Away
Stephanie is recruiting lifeguards for the annual Lifeguard Sailing Regatta where they will compete with the lifeguards of South Bay. Stephanie, Caroline, Cody, Newman and Barnett sign on, including Neely who reveals that she has a personal grudge against the lifeguard in charge of the South Bay team, Kurt Daniels, who was her former boyfriend and Neely is determined to win the race to get back at him at any cost. Meanwhile, Mitch's PI boss, Ryan McBride, reveals that Joey has grandparents from back east, who arrive in town wanting permanent custody of Joey, and Mitch...
 
25 Mar. 1996
Lost and Found
Mitch and Caroline rescue a Vietnamese émigré who falls off a fishing pier and gets amnesia. Mitch then investigates and tries to find the Amerasian's father, a former Vietnam veteran-now a weather beaten fisherman, to talk to the amnesia girl. Meanwhile, C.J. meets a developmentally disabled, wheelchair bound man, named Jess, who's a comedian-wannabe who wants wheelchair access to the beach and she gets Cody, now working part-time at a bicycle shop (as a result of a sprained hand), to help Jess out.
 
22 Apr. 1996
Forbidden Paradise: Part 1
Mitch, Matt, Logan, Stephanie, Caroline and C.J. are invited to Hawaii for a week to oversee new lifeguard techniques and to take a few days of relaxation, where Stephanie is drawn to the head lifeguard Mark Keoala. Meanwhile, Logan becomes obsessed in competing in the Gary Lopez surfing competition which leaves him with no time for Caroline. Carlton Edwards, a bumbling photographer with an incredible amount of bad luck, causes problems for everyone in which it passes on to C.J. and even Stephanie who realize that a piece of lava rock is responsible.
 
29 Apr. 1996
Forbidden Paradise: Part 2
When Matt and C.J.'s romantic week is cut short when she is called back to Baywatch, he and Mitch take a boat trip to a remote island which turns into a nightmare when they struggle to find help and safety after Matt gets stung by a poisonous scorpion fish and they stumble into a village of primitive Hawaiian natives. Mitch and Matt get involved into helping a young villager, named Mai, who is harassed by her insanely jealous suitor, Mako, who's the only one not very enthusiastic to have Mitch and Matt in the village. Back on the North Shore, Logan tries to make it up...
 
6 May 1996
Last Wave
Kaye Morgan is reunited with her old boyfriend Wes Masters, a champion surfer in town wanting to finish his surfing career for good and settle down with her. But after a accident in which Wes suddenly dies, Kaye is struck with grief, as well as Wes's 10-year-old brother who's part of Kaye's sailing class. Meanwhile, Stephanie undergoes surgery for melanoma, with Tom as her doctor to persuade her to be brave and he ends up proposing marriage to her. Caroline's engagement to Logan takes a turn when Neely begins wooing him in wanting to land as a model for his swim wear ...
 
13 May 1996
Go for the Gold
While in training for underwater Olympic techniques, Cody and Stephanie find a rare Spanish gold medallion on the ocean floor and Cody becomes obsessed to find more gold, much to C.J.'s chagrin. But things take a turn when a couple of drug smugglers happen by to retrieve a package of cocaine they threw overboard and Cody gets the bends after rescuing Stephanie from the smugglers during a scuffle on the ocean floor. Meanwhile, a pack rat causes problems for everyone at Baywatch headquarters by stealing items from Neely and the other lifeguards. When the rat steals ...
 
23 Sep. 1996
Shark Fever
Logan, wanting a new course in life than being a lifeguard, decides to write and direct a low-budget action flick at the beach using a drugged shark as the villain, with Caroline as the star. But things take a unexpected turn when a very great white shark appears and attacks Cody and a number of other swimmers in the area as Mitch and the rest of the squad try to hunt it down... 'Jaws' style, while Logan sees an opportunity to grab for his movie. Meanwhile, a new lifeguard, Donna Marco (the former owner of the "Nights" club on 'Baywatch Nights') arrives for a ...
 
30 Sep. 1996
The Contest
Captain Samantha Thomas, Mitch and Stephanie's new boss, decides to promote a swimsuit pageant to raise money for a life saving program which involves funding for a new high-powered rescue boat, called the Wind Jet, developed by Cody and the new lifeguard Jordan Tate. When Mitch volunteers to be one of the judges, it puts him in an awkward position when Samantha forbids socializing with the contestants, and two of the bikini contenders, a poor rich girl named Audrey, and a bad girl named Elena, who blackmails Donna with an incident from her past, will do just about ...
 
7 Oct. 1996
Liquid Assets
C.J. befriends Max, and eccentric old man on the beach who claims he was a famous Hollywood consume designer and after he suddenly dies, she is shocked to discover that his will has apparently left her with $4 million. Meanwhile, Manny Gutierrez, a Latino teenager from East Los Angeles, moves to Malibu after his mother gets a job as a maid for a wealthy family and immediately tries out for the junior lifeguards, and Hobie is assigned by Cody to coach Manny while dealing with his wild friends, Connor and J.B., pressuring Hobie to go with them a tattoo parlor.
 
14 Oct. 1996
Windswept
Mitch is the main attraction at the Baywatch Lifeguard Bachelor Auction and is "bought" for $5,000 by a wealthy socialite, named Alicia Hancock, who's eager to put him to her very satisfaction. But Mitch ends up stranded on a desert island with the snobbish Alicia in which both of them get on each others nerves fast. Meanwhile, Cody joins a roller-blade hockey team to satisfy his yen for power while Caroline and Stephanie enjoy watching his performance on the court.
 
21 Oct. 1996
Scorcher
When a heat wave hits Baywatch, a long chaotic day begins when a Secret Service agent, named Duddly Dawson, arrives to take charge of the beach after President Clinton wants to jog there while he's in town, and Agent Dawson's antics nearly drive Mitch and Samantha up the wall. Meanwhile, Cody suffers through relentless rescues with Newman as well as a visit by an IRS agent auditing him, and C.J. has to go to a dentist for a root-canal filling. Hobie helps Neely out with various mishaps which include an obnoxious lost child, as well as Manny dealing with two lost kids ...
 
28 Oct. 1996
Beachblast
Mitch hires MTV VJ Jenny McCarthy to throw a "beach blast"; a live televised tournament to sponsor a Special Olympics tournament at the beach, in which Mitch, Donna, Cody, Jordan and Newman are competing with the MTV athletes for the benefits. Meanwhile, Cody moves in with C.J. and Caroline after being evicted from his apartment and soon finds himself in the middle of a major feud between the two women over living conditions.
 
4 Nov. 1996
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
C.J.'s mother, Shelly Sands, a former Las Vegas showgirl, arrives in town seeking C.J.'s help to get away from her mobster ex-boyfriend, Tony Malanto, and his goons who are determined to retrieve an incriminating computer disk of their gambling and income tax evasion schemes that Shelly stole as part of an insurance policy. When Malanto and his men hold C.J. and Shelly hostage on a remote beach, they force C.J. to look for the disk, until Mitch and Cody can figure out what's really going on in time to rescue them.
 
11 Nov. 1996
Let the Games Begin
When it's known that the Uncle Toby's International Ironman series is coming to Baywatch, Mitch, Cody, Newman and the other men gear up for a big competition with the men from Australia. But C.J., Caroline, Neely, Donna, Jordan, Samantha and the other women feel all's fair and let them compete with them for the competition as well, which sets the stage for a series of pranks between the men and women. Complications arise when an old boyfriend of C.J.'s in the Ironman competition arrives and comes between her and Cody. Also, Manny lets himself be Cody's assistant to ...
 
18 Nov. 1996
Buried
Donna appears nude in and on the front cover of Playboy magazine and the controversy divides the Baywatch life guards, including Mitch and Samantha, which gets Donna suspended. Afterward, Mitch and Caroline chaperon a bus trip into the hills containing several teenage junior life guards in training, including Manny who is feuding with Brice, another lifeguard, over dating Brice's former girlfriend. But the trip comes to a sudden halt when an earthquake strikes and triggers a rock slide, burring the bus in a road tunnel. With the air supply running out, Mitch tries to ...
 

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