Son of the Beach

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  • Episode Guide
  • S 3 : Ep 14

    Bad News, Mr. Johnson (3)

    Aired 10/1/02

  • S 3 : Ep 13

    Jailhouse Notch (2)

    Aired 9/24/02

  • S 3 : Ep 12

    Taco Lips Now (1)

    Aired 9/17/02

  • S 3 : Ep 11

    The Long Hot Johnson

    Aired 8/27/02

  • S 3 : Ep 10

    Empty the Dragon

    Aired 8/20/02

  • Cast & Crew
  • Timothy Stack

    Notch Johnson

  • Lisa Banes

    Mayor Anita Massengil

  • Amy Weber

    Porcelain Bidet

  • Kimberly Oja

    Kimberlee Clark

  • Leila Arcieri

    Jamaica St. Croix

  • show Description
  • Welcome to the Son of the Beach guide at TV.com. From the Howard Stern Production company, comes SON OF THE BEACH! Son of the Beach is a hilarious comedy about Notch Johnson, world's greatest lifeguard (hardly), and his unit SPF-30, taking place in Malibu Adjacent, CA. The show is about Notch and his gang getting into different situations which ensure pure laughs and will make you want to watch again and again.moreless

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (123)

    • Chip Rommel: She looks Asian to me. Notch Johnson: No, Chip, this one's not Asian. She's Cambodian!

    • Notch Johnson: We're gonna help those sick kids. When they leave here, they'll still be sick...but they'll be happy!

    • Notch Johnson: My unit may not be the biggest, but it's the best!

    • Notch Johnson: Ellen, you're a salty, old sea biscuit. You know anything about clams? Ellen Von Dyke: Ha ha! Notch, I've probably eaten 100,000 clams in my day...maybe a hair more. Notch Johnson: Well, what do you make of this one? Ellen Von Dyke (sniffs and eats the gooey, green clam): Ewwww...that's a bad clam, all right!

    • Announcer: We apologize in advance for this episode of Son of the Beach!

    • Notch Johnson (answering telephone): Hello. Son, I'm expecting a very important phone call. Ok, fine, I'll ask...does anyone know a Mike Hunt? Mike Hunt? Mike Hunt? Kimberlee Clark: It's a prank, Notch, a prank!

    • Announcer: Guests of Son of the Beach stay at their friends' houses.

    • Mayor Massengil: Chappy...my sterno-drinking stallion...I can't say no to you. Chappy: Can I have your butt? Mayor Massengil: "Okay. I've never done that before. Chappy: It's the best part of the smoke! Mayor Massengil: Oh...Chappy!

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    Notes (54)

    • International Show Titles: Czech Republic: Pobřežní lýtka (Coastal Calfs)

    • International Episode Titles: Czech Republic: K sexu podáváme vaječnou rolku (With Sex We Serve Eggroll)

    • A short scene referring to an Osama bin Laden "Wanted" poster in SPF-30 headquarters was edited out of subsequent showings of this episode after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

    • International Episode Titles: Czech Republic: Mlčení mlžů (Silence of the Clams)

    • Mary Wilcher, Cerina Vincent,and Kristen Miller have all had recurring roles on the MTV Series Undressed; by coincidence, all three are in this episode.

    • International Episode Titles: Czech Republic: Notch Johnson pašerákem kokainu (Notch Johnson Being a Cocaine Smuggler)

    • International Episode Titles: Czech Republic: Láska po indiánsku (Love the Indian Way).

    • International Episode Titles: Czech Republic: Tanga tangy nenapravíš (You Don't Fix Thongs By Thongs).

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    Trivia (7)

    • Kimberlee says in this episode that her parents died when she was seven, but her mom, Ima Cummings, appears in the second season's "Light My Firebush"!

    • When Notch is in the parking lot singing, you can see the mic boom's reflection on the window of one of the cars.

    • Goof: During her Penetration Island introduction, B.J. says that she is from Clinton, Arkansas...but the title card uses AK, the abbreviation for Alaska.

    • During the opening sequence at the pier, posters of Mayor Anita Massengil with the word "Missing" can be seen.

    • Kimberlee goes to visit her mother, but in the first episode "With Sex, You Get Eggroll" Kimberlee says her parents died in a car crash when she was a kid and was "reared" by her grandmother.

    • When Notch is playing blackjack in the casino, he has at least five kings showing in his hand, and even though the dealer say his hand totals 83, he has well over 100 points worth of cards showing. Of course, no blackjack dealer would ever give a player more than five cards!

    • The serial number on Adolph Manson's prison uniform is S8TN666. The serial number on Notch's prison uniform is 8675309 (from the song made popular by Tommy Tutone, "867-5309/Jenny"). The serial number on Larry's prison uniform is 9021069. Actor Barry Livingston guest starred in an episode of the TV show Beverly Hills, 90210.

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    Allusions (43)

    • Kody Massengil: Smile Notch. You're on Candid Camera! Kody is referring to the use of the camera hidden in Kimberlee Clark's flag pin to catch Notch Johnson soliciting. Candid Camera, which aired from 1948 to 2004, was a comedy show that featured the use of hidden cameras to catch unsuspecting people in humorous situations.

    • With Sex You Get Eggroll: This episode's title is an allusion to the 1968 movie, With Six You Get Eggroll, which starred Doris Day.

    • Silence of the Clams: This episode's title is an allusion to the 1991 movie, Silence of the Lambs, starring Jodie Foster.

    • Music & Sex Television: A homage to MTV; the hyped-up spring break telecast and hosts of "the hottest show on TV" are a take-off of a typical MTV-style broadcast.

    • Crabapalooza: Refers to the music festival Lollapalooza, best known in the l990s for its cutting-edge performers (Nine Inch Nails, Green Day, etc.)

    • In the G-Hetto: This episode's title is an allusion to the 1969 song, "In The Ghetto", written by Mac Davis. Elvis Presley's recording of the song reached #3 on the pop charts, his first Top 10 hit in four years.

    • Love, Native American Style: This episode's title is an allusion to the 1969-74 TV comedy series, Love, American Style.

    • Fanny and the Professor: This episode's title is an allusion to the 1970-71 TV series, Nanny and the Professor, which starred Juliet Mills.

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  • Fan Reviews (4)
  • funny ass show

    By NathanRoth, Dec 15, 2009

  • "Son of the Beach" follows the misadventures of famous head lifeguard Notch Johnson (Timothy Stack) and the members of his scintillating unit SPF-30.

    By RAFAELJOSE04, Jan 12, 2006

  • Totaly hilarious!!

    By EnigmaticRose, Sep 15, 2005

  • Not funny!!!

    By gizmony333, Aug 23, 2005

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