In this -far less successful, hence shorter-lived- Baywatch spin-off, Mitch Buchannon, the reliable lieutenant in charge of an LA county beach's lifeguards, moonlights -often literally, at ... See full summary »
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 Mitch Buchannon (44 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 Ryan McBride (44 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 Griff Walker (34 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Donna Marco (34 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Garner Ellerbee (23 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 Diamont Teague (22 episodes, 1996-1997)
Lou Rawls ...
 Lou Raymond (22 episodes, 1995-1996)
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In this -far less successful, hence shorter-lived- Baywatch spin-off, Mitch Buchannon, the reliable lieutenant in charge of an LA county beach's lifeguards, moonlights -often literally, at night, hence the title- as a private detective, who investigates and solves various crimes, often in some way related to his beloved beach and/or the ocean (e.g. as smuggle route, hiding place, dumping site), sometimes aided by several other characters which vary in the series, including young lifeguard Griff Walker. Written by KGF Vissers

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25 September 1995 (USA)  »

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Detectives on the Beach  »

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At one point, David Hasselhoff hated the series title and wanted to be called "Santa Monica Nights", but the buyers insisted on a visual link with Baywatch (1989). See more »

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Referenced in The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) See more »

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After the Sun Goes Down
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Performed by David Hasselhoff
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The Best "Baywatch" Series!
22 February 2004 | by (Fort Worth, Texas) – See all my reviews

This show was seriously too much. "Baywatch Nights" was like some brilliant combination of the original "Baywatch" and "The X Files" by way of Raymond Chandler. I only got to watch a little of it back in 1996 before they canceled it. Hasselhof would always be contending with aliens, mutants, or even demons! Man, I wish they still put stuff this crazy on television. It really beats the crap they have nowadays, like "Mutant X". They didn't know what a good thing they had. "Baywatch Nights" is probably the best thing to grace the small screen since "Playhouse 90" in the 50s! This is a great one, and you can quote Reggie on that.


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