Son of the Beach (2000–2002)

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A parody of "Baywatch" featuring Malibu Adjacent's world-famous lifeguard, Notch Johnson.

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 B.J. Cummings (42 episodes, 2000-2002)
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 Chip Rommel (42 episodes, 2000-2002)
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 Jamaica St. Croix (42 episodes, 2000-2002)
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 Kimberlee Clark (42 episodes, 2000-2002)
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 Notch Johnson (42 episodes, 2000-2002)
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A parody of "Baywatch" featuring Malibu Adjacent's world-famous lifeguard, Notch Johnson.

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The show was canceled unexpectedly after the 3rd season due to a management change at FX Networks. According to Howard Stern, the show was the #1 show on FX at the time, but a new program director decided to pull the show without warning. See more »

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Notch Johnson: How come I can't see your reflection in this mirror? Oh, I see..."Made in Taiwan".
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Utterly devoid of any intellectual value, but funny and entertaining
17 June 2004 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

I just bought Volume 1 of the "Son of the Beach" DVDs, which contains the first 21 episodes, and I was quite impressed. I pretty much got what I expected: gorgeous women gratuitously roaming around in skimpy bathing suits and a nonstop barrage of cheap sex jokes. But since the show doesn't aspire to be any more than what it is, it works. I can't doubt that the double entendres get repetitive at times, but most of the time I can't help but laugh. Both Jaime Bergman and Leila Arcieri are extremely hot. Timothy Stack, who I've been a fan of since his talk show parody "Night Shift," is great at playing a dim-witted takeoff on David Hasselhoff's character in "Baywatch." His name is Notch, which is somewhat similar to Hasselhoff's character "Mitch." And since his last name's Johnson, that purposely opens up many opportunities for cheap sex jokes. I don't usually like dumb blonde characters, since they're way overused in movies and TV shows, but most of Bergman's airhead one-liners are quite funny. There are gratuitous montages which feature the beautiful female characters strutting their stuff wearing next to nothing, but in a show like this it's pretty much appropriate. Plus, it also works as a sendup of "Baywatch," a show that uses those montages very often, but still tries to pass itself off is tasteful. "Son of the Beach" is in the poorest of taste, and isn't afraid to show it. But if you buy the DVD set, don't watch all the shows consecutively, because like video games this stuff could rot your brain.

My score: 7 (out of 10)


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