Baywatch

Diabolique

Season 8, Ep 19, Aired 4/27/98
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  • Episode Description
  • Newmie has created a kite-flying contest for the benefit of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. His nephew Todd is diabetic. While Newmie, April, Todd and some teenagers are on the pier, a man falls into the water and Newmie and April have to rescue him. Todd is a very depressed young boy, and he wants to live a normal life like all of his friends. April befriends him and Todd tells her that her uncle Mike has told him a lot about the Baywatch gang. Manny and April participates in the kite-flying contest and finish dead last with their dolphin kite. Meanwhile, Mitch has to rescue a woman named Sara on a burning boat. She attempted to commit suicide. Mitch´s mother Irene has been taken care of Ashley while Neely has been in San Diego, and Irene wants to hire Sara as Ashley´s nanny. She has good references and Mitch and Irene don´t know that she is insane. In the middle of the night, Sara goes to Mitch´s bed and tells him he called her name, although he didn´t. The next day outside headquarters, Mitch tells her she is fired. Then Sara becomes upset and it looks like Mitch is beating her. Two guys attack Mitch and Sara runs away. Sara goes home to the Buchannon household and kidnaps Ashley. Later Ashley is returned to the house along with some photos of her and Sara. But Sara returns one more time and ties up Irene in the bedroom. Then she colors her hair so when Mitch returns home, he thinks that Neely has returned. He is shocked to discover the truth. Sara starts hitting on Mitch but he manages to knock her down. In the end, he throws the pictures of Sara and Ashley on the fire. It turns out that Sara´s real name is Carly. Her husband divorced her to marry their nanny Sara Chapman.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Kimmer Ringwald

  • Parker Stevenson

  • Anne Jeffreys

    Irene Buchannon

  • Pamela Bach

    Sara

  • Holly Pergola

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  • Notes (3)

    • Music: "Falling" performed by Olive; "On the Blue Danube" by Johann Strauss.

    • Guest star Pamela Bach is the real-life wife of series star David Hasselhoff (Mitch). Bach played the recurring role of Kaye Morgan in previous seasons but plays a different role in this episode.

    • Former Baywatch regular Parker Stevenson (Craig) directed this episode.

    Trivia (1)

    • Mitch's mother was afflicted with Alzheimer's diasease in an earlier episode of the series. However, in this episode, she appears to no longer suffer from the diasease, despite the fact that a cure for Alzheimer's has never been discovered though she was taking medicine to slow the process.

    Allusions (1)

    • Diabloique The episode title refers to the 1996 film of the same name, which starred Sharon Stone.

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