This special was a compilation of 2 weeks worth of scenes from the "Sunset Beach" soap opera's "Shockwave" storyline that details an earthquake occurring at Sunset Beach which results in a tsunami that overturns a cruise ship stranding many of the characters at sea. This one-hour special showcases the characters' struggles in the overturned ship and their efforts to reach safety with a cliff-hanger ending to bait the viewers into watching the "Sunset Beach" series to find out what everyone's fate will ultimately be. Written by
An earthquake rocks the beach. Lives, destroyed. Lovers, in jeopardy. Nothing will ever be the same.
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Originally aired as a storyline in the Sunset Beach soap opera during the summer of 1998. Ratings were the highest ever for the soap opera so two weeks worth of scenes that were strictly involving the overturned cruise ship were edited together into this one-hour special in an effort to further boost ratings for the main soap opera. See more
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