Baywatch - Season 9

(ended 2001)




Episode Guide

  • Castles in the Sand
    Castles in the Sand
    Episode 22
    Alex asks Mitch if he wants to escort her to her best friend Sam´s wedding. Sam later calls her from New York and tells her that Diane will arrive the next day, but he can´t make it until Friday. He asks Alex if she can take care of Diane until he gets there and she agrees to do it. When Diane arrives, she meets Mitch and falls in love with him. In order to get Diane to stay away from Mitch, Alex tells her that she and Mitch is a couple. She also invites herself and Diane over to Mitch´s place for dinner. Mitch doesn´t like the idea but he and Alex play along to fool Diane. Suddenly Newmie arrives and wonders if Mitch has forgotten their date with the Zimmerman twins. Then Mitch leaves with Newmie and Alex is left alone with Diane. The next day, Sam arrives and tells Alex that Diane has called off the wedding. Meanwhile, Diane tells Mitch that she will give her wedding another try and she and Sam are reunited again. After the wedding, Mitch wonders if Alex just acted while they kissed in his house. She said that she was just acting and before she gets the chance to say anything else, Newmie and the Zimmerman twins arrive in a lifeguard truck and Mitch takes off with them. Meanwhile, Cody´s boat is stolen while he, Newmie and two girls are diving. Cody´s boat is finally found and he is very happy about it and head down to the docks to claim it. Unfortunately for him, only the skeleton remains. All equipment and valuable parts have been stripped. Later another man´s boat is stolen by the thieves and it doesn´t take long before Newmie and Cody arrive in the scarab and together with the man, they go after the thieves. Cody jumps onto the boat and knocks them out and just before the boat is going to be destroyed by a great vessel, the boat runs out of gas. Meanwhile, while Alex is jogging on the beach one morning, she sees a beautiful sandcastle. Chris is also out jogging and sees the sandcastle too. She tells Chris that this must have happened during the night because she worked this tower last night. This continues for a couple of days and everyday when she gets there, a new sandcastle has been built. One day, she sees a little child sleeping right next to the sandcastle. Alex wakes him up and finds out that he has blisters in his face. It turns out that he has a disease called "Xeroderma Pigmentosum". This means that he can never be in the sun. That´s why he was building all those sandcastles during the night. Also, a baby-sitter freaks out when she finds out that the two girls she is baby-sitting, is missing. However, she doesn´t need to be worried very long. The two girls, Tammi and Betsy come back to her. This make Mitch and Alex very happy because then they don´t need to put together a search unit.moreless
  • Galaxy Girls
    Galaxy Girls
    Episode 21
    Newmie and Alex are spending a lot of time together riding SeaDoos, go scuba diving and stuff like that. Newmie is convinced that Alex´s got the hots for him and plans to make a move on her. He tells Mitch about it, but Mitch tells him that it can´t be true. When Newmie invites Alex to join him for dinner on the beach, Mitch tells her what Newmie is really after. Alex can´t believe it when Mitch tells her about Newmie´s intentions. Alex tries to talk some sense into Newmie but he keeps interrupting her all the time. When Newmie finally goes to check on the food that is being prepared by Armond, Alex calls Mitch and tells him to come to the beach and join them for dinner. Later Newmie returns and Alex can not believe her eyes when she finds out that Newmie is wearing a toupee. Finally, Alex spots Mitch fishing by the water. Alex wants him to join them for dinner while Newmie wants him to leave. Mitch ends up staying on the beach and Alex has to tell Newmie about her feelings. She tells him that she just wants to be his friend. Newmie agrees with her and then suddenly Mitch´s fishing line swings over and yanks Newmie´s toupee. Meanwhile, the Galaxy Girls competition is being held on Redondo Beach. April and Jessie both volunteer to try and find a celebrity host for the competition. While walking down the beach, they find George Hamilton sitting in a chair. They are convinced they have found their celebrity host. But he tells them that his name is Earl and that he just looks like George Hamilton. April and Jessie are still convinced that they have found George Hamilton and decide to play along. Later Earl meets them again, now with his demands. He wants to be treated as the star he is. April and Jessie agree to this, he is after all George Hamilton. During the Galaxy Girls competition, the real George Hamilton suddenly arrive and Jessie and April are shocked to discover that the man on stage really is a man named Earl. Everyone then starts chasing Earl down the beach. Meanwhile, Newmie appears in a TV production about lifeguarding. The director can never remember his name and he isn´t very happy about his job and hires a celebrity named Chuckie Dogg. But it turns out that Chuckie can´t swim. Newmie gets to keep the job until the director gets his hands on Earl. Then Newmie is fired for good. Also, Manny returns to Baywatch to clean out his locker. Alex and Mitch offers him a job in the switch board, but instead of accepting their offer, Manny gets upset and tells them that if he can´t be a real lifeguard, he doesn´t want to stay at Baywatch. Later Manny decides to give the switchboard a try after all. But he can´t get it to work right and when Mitch tells him that it takes some time to learn it, Manny storms out of headquarters. Mitch pays him a visit at the hospital and tells him that he has to start taking care of his life and not throw it away. Later Manny returns to Mitch with his job application. He agrees to take the job in the switch board if he can replace the switch board with computers instead. He will also place cameras on towers and by doing so, Manny will be able to see the danger, the lifeguards' doesn´t see. Mitch thinks it´s a great idea but perhaps a bit too expensive. Then Manny just tells him that IBM gives them the merchandise they need. They see it as a test. When Mitch finds out about this, he hires Manny and with the help of the cameras, Manny helps the lifeguards with all kinds of stuff.moreless
  • Wave Rage
    Wave Rage
    Episode 20
    Neely finds Hobie in the weight room. He has hurt a muscle and Neely offers to massage him. She massages the affected muscle just as Mitch is entering the room. He becomes upset and wonders what Neely is doing. He thinks that her behavior is inappropriate and is convinced that she comes onto Hobie just to get even with him. When Newmie and J.D. enter headquarters, she starts crying and tells Mitch how hard she is trying and that she is sorry for all the mistakes she might have done. J.D. and Newmie are shocked and Mitch tells them what a good actress Neely is. Later Neely gives Alex a hostile work environment complaint. After receiving this complaint from Neely, Alex confronts Mitch. She knows that the charges are pretty serious. Mitch tells her his side of the story and Alex doesn´t know whom to believe. When a woman gets into trouble, Neely is forced to rescue her. With her fist flailing, the victim hits Neely in the eye. This leaves Neely with a huge bruise under her eye. When Neely has gone back to her tower, an upset Mitch arrives and asks her why she is lying about him. When Alex arrives, Neely runs out to her crying and tells her that Mitch hit her. Alex doesn´t know what to believe. When the Chief finds out about all this, Mitch gets suspended. Neely is convinced that Alex is on Mitch´s side and decides to spike her coffee with pills. When Alex returns to drink her coffee, she almost faints and Newmie and J.D. are forced to carry her to a couch. When they are going to help Alex to the couch, her purse falls down and the pills falls down on the floor. When Alex has recovered from her medication, she sets out to find Neely. Many lifeguards join her on her way there. Everyone finds out that Neely placed the pills in Alex´s coffee and that the same kind of pills were found in Neely´s locker. Neely threats Alex and tells her that she will go to the Chief about the this. But the Chief is behind Alex 100 %. Alex tells Neely to quit her job now before anything else happens. Then Neely calls Alex a stupid little bitch and Alex hit her. After that, she orders everyone to go back to their posts. Later when Mitch is packing his stuff, Alex and Hobie arrive and tell Mitch the good news that Neely has quit Baywatch and Hobie is moving back home again. Mitch is thrilled and can´t wait to help Hobie unpack his stuff again. Also, Hobie and Manny examine the bulletin board announcing the Long Beach to Catalina SeaDoo race. They talk about entering. They make a bet and the loser washes the other one´s lifeguard trucks for a month. During a rescue under a pier, Manny puts himself between his victim and the pile. He is rushed to the hospital and once there, he finds out that he will be paralyzed for life. Manny takes this very hard and doesn´t want to see any of his friends, including April. April races for Manny in the Catalina SeaDoo race and ends up winning the race finishing ahead of Hobie, Newmie and J.D. Later April sees Manny in a wheelchair trying to get onto the beach. After realizing that he can not get onto the sand, he decides to leave the area.moreless
  • Double Jeopardy
    Double Jeopardy
    Episode 19
    Mitch arrives home with his date Carrie, only to find Hobie with his date Kate in the couch. Mitch doesn´t expect this and tells Hobie that he and his date has to leave or double date with him and Carrie. During their argument, Carrie and Kate decide to leave instead. After this incident, Hobie decides that it´s time to move out. He wants to movie in with J.B. and Connor, but their landlord only allows two people to live there. Then Neely offers him to stay at her place if he helps her take care of Neely. This makes Mitch furious because he and Neely is not the best of friends. But Hobie has made up his mind and there´s nothing Mitch can do about it. Later Hobie stops a car-thief after a big chase and some assistance from Alex. Meanwhile, Alex is going to her grandma for her 93rd birthday. On her way there while she is riding her bicycle, a man on a motorcycle brushes by her. The motorcycle man later crashes through the guardrail while trying to avoid an accident. He is picked up by two of his friends in a boat. They tell him to give them a package. When Jason and Lisa in the boat discovers that Ben, the man in the water, doesn´t have the package, Ben shots him in his shoulder. Alex sees Ben floating in the water and decides to rescue him. This happens while Jason and Lisa go down to Ben´s motorcycle to try and find the package that contains drugs. They find the package and assume that Ben is dead when they suddenly see him with Alex swimming away. Jasons starts shooting at them and Alex takes Ben with her to an underwater cave. Jason and Lisa wait them out in their boat. The tide is coming in soon and Alex struggles to keep Ben alive. When the tide finally arrives, Alex and Ben swim toward Jason and Lisa´s boat and disconnects the gas line. Then they make a splash loud enough for Jason and Lisa to hear so that they get out of the boat. With Jason and Lisa in the water, Alex and Ben climb onto the boat and take off. But they have to fight with Jason and Lisa first. Alex is driving towards the shore when Ben pulls out a gun. It turns out that he only wanted the drugs. However, Alex turns quickly to speed up. It startles Ben, sending him overboard. She then makes another pass and throws him a life preserver. After that, she alerts the authorities. Ben, Jason and Lisa are all arrested. Alex arrives to her grandma´s place just in time to see her and her boyfriend Ed leaving for Las Vegas on a motorcycle.moreless
  • Water Dance
    Water Dance
    Episode 18
    When Mitch and Cody are out paddling on their surfboards, Cody tells Mitch that his relationship with Lani is over. She is engaged to someone else. He tells Mitch that he is having a really bad luck when it comes to women, first C.J. and now Lani. He decides to stay away from women a while. Then they see a beautiful violin-player on a yacht. She plays really good and Cody falls in love with her immediately. Suddenly a woman comes out on the deck and forces her to quit. Later on, the violin-player named Ariana tries to escape from the yacht. When she is alone in her room, she puts on a tape so that her bodyguards, Troy and Erik believe she is still practicing. But just when she has started swimming, Erik enters the room and notices that Ariana is gone. But Ariana hasn´t gone far and Troy and Erik are able to pick her up in a zodiac. Later Mitch and Cody decide to go back to the yacht. It´s illegal to spend the night out at sea. When they come onboard the yacht, they meet the owner of the boat, Lena Svenson. When they meet Ariana, she invites them to her recital the next day in Malibu. Wealthy industrialist Miles Clayton hosts the recital. Miles and Lena are planning on smuggling a valuable etching of a famous painting inside Ariana´s violin bow. But after the concert, Ariana runs away with the violin bow without knowing what´s in it. Cody and Mitch are surprised to find her in a lifeguard tower later on. She tells them that after her parents´ death, Lena became her guardian. Ariana believes that Lena is working for Clayton. She is tired of her restrictive life and just wants to be a normal person. Cody takes her for a walk down in Venice where he buys her one of his famous hot dogs. Then they see Troy and Erik and they start chasing them. Cody and Ariana run back to the tower and tries to figure out why they were being chased. It doesn´t take long before they find the etching in the violin bow. They find it just before Troy and Erik enters the tower with their guns. Troy and Erik ties up Mitch and Cody in the tower and takes Ariana with them in the zodiac. When they are left alone in the tower, Mitch knocks over the first aid kit and grabs the scissors to cut them free. They start chasing the zodiac with the help of the wind jet. Alex helps them to locate the zodiac from the air in her new lifeguard invention Air Sea. An airplane that can both fly and work as a boat. When they have located the boat, Mitch and Cody start chasing them on wave runners instead. Mitch and Cody splash water into the zodiac. Eventually, Troy and Erik have to give up after a fight between the four of them. Meanwhile, Alex decides to participate in the final rookie swim together with Jessie. She does this just so that she can prove to Mitch that she is fit to be a lifeguard. She wins the final rookie swim and Jessie finishes first of all the real rookies.moreless
  • Baywatch Down Under (2)
    Terry leaves the house in the morning and leaves a note for Jake. He goes to the dock where Clare´s sailboat is. He takes his dog Spencer with him and sails away. Jake finds the note and tells Allie and Jessie that he needs some clues about where Terry is hiding. Allie tells Jake that he can go through Clare´s old stuff and maybe find a clue there. Jake is surprised to find his old 1963 Corvette in Clare´s garage. He didn´t think she had kept it all this time. While looking through her stuff, he finds a letter Clare was supposed to send him. In the letter, Clare has written that she had to leave him because he could never settle down at one place. He then realizes that Terry is a lot like his mother. And he knows that Clare always went sailing when she faced a big decision. He tells Allie and Jessie about it and they go up in the air to search for him. Meanwhile, Mitch and Jake go out in a rubber ducky. Allie and Jessie finds Terry just when he is about to hit some rocks with the sailboat. Terry is tossed overboard when the sailboat hits the rocks. But Spencer is left onboard. Terry is picked up by Mitch and Jake in the rubber ducky and then Jake swims to the sailboat and rescues Spencer. Later Jake and Terry visits Clare´s grave together. Jake promises Terry that they will stay in Australia. But he will teach him stuff about California so that Terry will beg him to take him there. But Terry tells him that he will teach him stuff about Australia instead. Meanwhile, Kendra tries to tire Cody out before the race by going for a swim in the swimming pool. Nickie sneaks into Mitch´s room while he is sleeping and makes a mess so that it looks like he had a wild night. So when Alex comes to wake him up the next morning, she gets upset and jealous. Then she leaves with Mitch close on her heels. That´s exactly what Nickie wanted. But the door closes behind him, catching his towel. He can´t open the door to get back into the room. Then he has to endure embarrassment as two women pass by. During the climbing stage of the contest, Nickie falls several feet and hangs upside down in her rope. Before Mitch pulls her up, he forces her to confess that they didn´t spend the night together. Nickie tells him that it was Kip´s idea. Later during the two-man wave runner race, a girl trapped under a rock needs to be rescued. They stop the race to get her out. First they try to lift the rock but its too heavy. After tying a rope around the rock, they uses the wave runners to pull it off so that the little girl can be rescued. After the competition, the Baywatch lifeguards decide to stay in Australia for a while.moreless
  • Baywatch Down Under (1)
    Mitch, Alex, April, Jessie, Cody and Jake Barnes from Zuma Beach is participating in a big rescue. A car has ended up in Bologna Creek. When the driver has been brought back to safety, Mitch notices that Jake is missing. Jake is trapped under a fallen tree. Mitch finds him and rescues him. Later at headquarters while they are in the shower, Jake´s ex-wife´s boyfriend, Eric Barnett, stops by. He tells Jake that his ex-wife Clare is dead and that he has a son named Terry. Jake didn´t even know that Terry existed. Jake tells Mitch that he has to go to Sydney, Australia and settle things out. Mitch agrees to join him. Therefore, Mitch calls his old friend, Australian lifeguard Kip Kane. Kip is starting a new career as a promoter for sporting events. He wants Mitch and some other lifeguards to enter his first event. Kip´s first event is an Eco Race between Baywatch and local Australian lifeguards. When they have arrived in Australia, Jessie accompanies Jake to Avalon Bay where Terry is living. The pilot Allie Reese doesn´t just work as a lifeguard there, she was also Clare´s best friend. When a man is in trouble in some rough waves, Jake tries to rescue him. But the waves are too high and he isn´t able to swim him to shore. But with the help of a rubber ducky, Allie and another lifeguard are able to pick them up. Terry who has been watching the rescue, is revealed when Jake is brought to safety in the rubber ducky. Jake and Terry become friends immediately. But when Terry overhears Jake and Allie talking about him and Jake moving back to California, Terry gets sad and leaves. Meanwhile, Kip is introducing his team. James "Dugo" Dugan is one of the competitors. He was on the 1996 Olympic swim team. After a small party when Mitch walks back to his room, one of the other competitors named Nicki follows him there. Mitch gains entry to his room and just before it shuts, Nicki uses the card trick to keep it from closing shut.moreless
  • Baywatch Grand Prix
    Baywatch Grand Prix
    Episode 15
    Tanner has received an E-mail from his cousin Damon. Damon is a racecar driver and he is coming to Los Angeles for a race called "Kragan Auto Parts 200". Mitch tells Damon that he used to race once. His parents gave him a trip to racing school in graduation gift when Mitch left college. When Damon meets Alex, they are attracted to each other. Damon places Tanner behind the wheel and asks him about Alex. Her favorite food and if she is seeing anyone right now and stuff like that. Later Damon stops by at Alex´s tower. He has brought some Chinese food which he now knows is her favorite food. When Damon goes for a swim, he loses consciousness. He is rushed to the hospital in a hurry. He recovers and it turns out that the fried rice he was eating contained shrimps. Damon is allergic to shrimps. But Damon isn´t 100 % healthy and is unable to race. Damon, Alex and Tanner convince Mitch to enter the race instead. If Mitch wins the race, $ 100 000 will be donated to Camp Baywatch. Mitch will face no 1 racer Mark Martin in the race. Mitch finishes second behind Martin. And $ 50 000 is donated to Camp Baywatch. The winner Mark Martin donates his prize money as well. After the race, Damon leaves. But Alex promises him to join him some day for one of his races. Later the famous artist Wyland arrives and he and the kids from Camp Baywatch paint a painting on one of the walls of headquarters. Meanwhile, April and J.D. are forced to rescue a man named Ervin who is about to commit suicide. Newmie´s brother-in-law who is a TV producer heard about it over the radio. Now he wants to make a TV-series about lifeguards called "Beachside". Mitch tells Newmie that it has already been done. A producer named Don Brand tried to make a series about lifeguards called "Rescue Bay" back in 1994 ( Episode #84: "Rescue Bay"). But Newmie reminds Mitch that "Rescue Bay" was sold to NBC, and "Beachside is going to be a syndicated show. Syndication is a completely different market. Newmie, April and Cody are making casting calls for the show. Newmie´s brother-in-law wants to make "Beachside" a TV-series, but then he is fired and decides to change careers. His replacement hates "Beachside" and says that it´s amateurish. Suddenly the whole project is dead.moreless
  • Boys Will Be Boys
    Boys Will Be Boys
    Episode 14
    Craig returns to Baywatch after spending three weeks in Washington D.C. Both Mitch and April notice a change in him. He seems more depressed than usual. During a rescue, Mitch rescues the woman, while Craig is stuck with a 300-pound man. Craig is almost knocked unconscious by the man, but Mitch arrives just in time to bring them both back to safety. Mitch is concerned about Craig´s health after the rescue. He tells Craig that divorces can be tough and if he needs someone to talk to, Mitch will always be there to listen. Craig just tells him that everything is fine. Mitch and April decide that he needs to talk to Craig. Therefore he plans on taking him paddle boarding. Just before they are about to go out on their boards, Craig confesses to Mitch that he has got cancer. When Mitch confronts him, he tells Mitch that he has a rare kind of cancer called Lymphoma. The doctors discovered it early and Craig might live for another ten years. When they have paddled out, they are caught in a fog. While they are waiting for the fog to disappear, Craig starts eating a candy bar that he has stored in a compartment of his wet suit. Of course Mitch wants some and they end up losing it in the ocean. Craig tells Mitch that he is going to break up with April. He does not want her to end up without a boyfriend when he dies. But Mitch talks him out of it. Later a shark arrives and knocks Craig off his board. Craig is knocked unconscious and when Mitch has scared away the shark, he is forced to rescue Craig. When Mitch hears a seagull, they know they are close to shore. They end up at San Clemente, an island the Military use for target practice. They are arrested by the Military and brought back home. Craig decides to give his relationship with April another chance. Meanwhile, Cody and J.D. get into a battle of egos. Both J.D. and Cody try to put up the sail in their sailboat. But both of them fail and Jessie is the one who ends up doing it. J.D. is working extra at a local Bally´s Total Fitness club. When Cody arrives, he starts training the girls for free. This upsets J.D. who thinks that Cody is stealing money right out of his pocket. They also have a churro contest. Cody is entering the Oceanside pre-Olympic triathlon. J.D. tells him that he can do it too. Then Jessie decides to participate as well. Cody and J.D. keeps ruining the race for the other one all the time. And in the end, when they have injured themselves, Jessie beats them at the finish line. Also, Manny has returned for his ten days on the beach. He goes to school at Stanford. Manny wants to talk to April but she avoids him all the time. She is afraid to tell Manny the truth about her and Craig. When Manny finally gets to talk to April, he tells her that he is engaged to someone else. He met her at Stanford. April is happy for him and confesses that she too is in love with someone else. They decide to remain good friends.moreless
  • Come Fly with Me
    Come Fly with Me
    Episode 13
    While Alex and Mitch are walking down the beach, they get a distress call. When they arrrive to the scene, a lot of people are coming out of the water holding their stomachs. Mitch thinks that the water has been polluted and immediately closes the beach. But the water is not polluted. It was just a hot dog vendor who sold bad hot dogs. At headquarters when they are taking care of the victims, Newmie answers the phone and when Mitch picks up the phone he is surprised to hear Tanner´s voice. But the phone call is cut off. Later Tanner calls again and asks Mitch to pick him up. He gives him the address. Mitch arrive to the trailer and finds Blake on the floor and Tanner tied up on the bed. Also in the trailer are some mice and some snakes. Mitch takes Tanner with him, but before they leave, Blake wakes up for a little moment. He is awake long enough to see Mitch. Later during the evening when Tanner has cleaned himself up, Alex arrives and tells Mitch that he might have gotten himself into trouble. She turns out to be right, because a while later, the police arrive and arrests Mitch for kidnapping. Alex manages to get him out. The next day, Mitch finds Tanner at his tower. He has run away from the shelter. He brings Tanner home. But when they enter Mitch´s car, they are surprised to see a rattlesnake there. Later the same evening, Blake starts making phone calls to Mitch. When Mitch finds out that Blake has been outside his house, he decides that Tanner is better off in the shelter for his own safety. However, he gets to spend one day with Mitch first. They go out on the wind jet and also ride in a gondola. Blake is watching them all the time. Then suddenly when they are standing in the marina, Blake attacks Mitch and pushes him into the water. Tanner is alone on the wind jet and Blake goes away with him in it. But Mitch recovers fast and runs after them on dry land. When they pass a bridge, Mitch jumps down and lands just beside the wind jet. He and Blake starts fighting and Mitch sends Tanner of the wind jet and onto a wave runner. The wind jet is going towards a platform. When it hits the platform, it explodes. Mitch is alright and just when he is about to get onto the wave runner, Blake comes from the other side and drags Tanner away. But Mitch follows them and knocks out Blake. Later when Mitch and Alex drops of Tanner at the shelter, Mitch can´t leave him and decides to become his foster parent. Meanwhile, a pilot in the air is admiring Jessie. He is doing all kinds of tricks and even sends her flowers. One day, he gives her a diamond necklace by sending it down from the sky onto the beach. Jessie can´t accept this because J.D. is her boyfriend. Therefore, she goes to visit this pilot. The pilot turns out to be an old man named Sean who is J.D.´s friend. J.D. hired him to give Jessie the diamond necklace. He didn´t think she would have accepted it if he had given it to her himself. Jessie is thrilled when she finds out about the truth.moreless
  • The Big Blue
    The Big Blue
    Episode 12
    Some spectacular stunts are performed by a group of skydivers outside headquarters. Mitch, Cody, Jessie and J.D. look at them in amazement. When they have landed on the beach, Mitch goes down to greet an old military buddy named Ben Frazier. They catch up on each other´s lives and then Mitch meets Tracy McCabe again. Tracy is his old Commander´s daughter. She has grown up know and since she joined the military, her relationship with her father has been strained. Jessie introduces herself to Ben and Tracy and asks them if they can teach her some of the stuff they can do in the air. The promise to do that. During a picnic on the beach, Mitch asks Tracy why she doesn´t want to attend the ceremony of her dad accepting the Navy Cross. Tracy tells him that her father Commander McCabe always ran his home like it was his own platoon. So when Tracy left, she swore that she would never return. Mitch also tells Tracy about the time her father saved his life. Eight years earlier, Mitch was called upon active duty. He was sent to Kuwait, where they were supposed to bring home the staff from the American Embassy. But something went wrong and Mitch was shot. Commander McCabe saved his life. Mitch wouldn´t be alive today if it wasn´t for her father. But even Mitch´s story couldn´t change her mind. When Mitch, Tracy, Ben and Jessie go skydiving, they are forced to land in Pirate´s Cove when some people get into trouble. When Mitch finds out that Commander McCabe is having brain cancer and has only about six months left to live, he tells Tracy the shocking news. She then decides to meet her father once again. Meanwhile, Cody films a commercial together with a champion diver named Meghan. Everyone is amazed at how she is able to stay under water for so long without any breathing equipment. After the shooting is done, Cody gives Meghan a lift back home in the scarab. This angers Jared, the director of the commercial. He used to be Meghan´s boyfriend before they ended their relationship. He is convinced that he can win her back. On their way back, they get an emergency call from J.D. It turns out that Jessie is trapped inside a cave. She was frightened by an eel and swam into a wall which forced some rocks to start falling down trapping Jessie inside. Cody and J.D. can´t reach her through the hole, but Meghan manages to swim inside the cave and get Jessie out. Later Meghan is shocked when she finds out that Jared is going to enter the same diving tournament as she is. He blacked out once when he trained alone. He would have died if it wasn´t for a scuba diver who found him. After that Jared never dived again until now. Jared starts before Meghan and goes down to 165 feet. But on his way towards the surface he blacks out and is automatically disqualified. Meghan manages to go down to 175 feet, a new record. She resurfaces to the cheers of the crowd.moreless
  • The Edge
    The Edge
    Episode 11
    Cody has started swimming again. But he is clearly frustrated with his times. They aren´t half as good as his times during the qualification races for the Atlanta Olympics back in 1996. Cody couldn´t go to Atlanta because of a diving accident (6.22 Go for the Gold). After a race, Cody meets Liz Brooks, a beautiful woman. She turns out to know everything about Cody´s past. She wants him to become her spokesperson for a new line of nutritional supplements called "The Edge 4000". Cody accepts the offer. When Liz is mixing up an Edge drink for Cody at headquarters, Mitch and Alex start asking questions about "The Edge 4000". They are very sceptical. Soon, Cody´s training starts to interfere with his lifeguard hours. Mitch tells him to prioritize. He can´t do both things. Cody will think about it. Another day, Cody is very cold due to the fact that he has lowered his body fat with 3 %. Therefore, he doesn´t have the strength to complete a rescue. When Mitch and Newmie arrive to the scene, they are forced to rescue both Cody and the victims. Cody has now made up his mind and takes a leave of absence. He will be gone for three weeks. Meanwhile, Mitch is convinced that Newmie is hitting on Alex. When he confronts him, he finds out that he actually was hitting on Alex. Newmie tells Mitch that he always gets the girls that Newmie likes. But this time, Mitch assures him that he is not interested in Alex at all. Later when Newmie pays Mitch a visit at his house, he asks him to place Alex at Malibu the next morning. Newmie plans on buying her roses and hopes that she will fall in love with him then. Then Alex arrives and asks Mitch if they´re still on for the night. When Alex leaves, Newmie asks Mitch what´s going on. He tells Newmie that Alex invited him to dinner so that she can butter him up for the promotion available. She wants to be promoted to lieutenant. But that night at dinner, Mitch gives a toast to Alex and says that she is a woman who knows how to get what she wants. This really upsets Alex who has opened up her heart to Mitch. She feels that they shared a special moment when they saved the little Korean girl earlier during the day. Alex leaves and Mitch is stuck with the bill. When they are driving home, Pacific Coast Highway is closed for the night. Mitch and Alex are forced to spend the night together in a tower. When Newmie arrives with the roses the next morning and finds the two of them there, he leaves upset. Later Mitch explains to Newmie that he might be interested in Alex after all. But Newmie just tells him that he can´t talk right now. He is going to teach Alex how to surf.moreless
  • Friends Forever
    Friends Forever
    Episode 10
    The Baywatch gang is preparing some kids for the Special Olympics. One of the kids, twelve year old Kayla is deaf. Her father Gavin has been a friend of Alex´s for years. When his job forces him to go to San Diego, Alex convinces him to let Kayla stay with her. Meanwhile on the boardwalk, a man named Herbert Crane is berating a dangerous monkey named Mighty Moe. But the dangerous monkey turns out to be a loveable orangutan named Morton. When Morton doesn´t scare any people, Herbert wants to get rid of him. While Herbert is driving drunk and loses control over the car, Morton escapes. Herbert follows him towards the ocean and a while later, Herbert is knocked down by a wave and almost drowns. He is rescued by Mitch and Alex. Kayla follows them there and she finds Morton hiding behind some cliffs. But she doesn´t tell Alex and Mitch about Morton. So when Herbert keeps wondering where his monkey is, no one believes him. Not until, Cody and Jessie tell them that they meet Herbert and Morton on the boardwalk earlier. To find Morton, Jessie puts together a cooler of fruit to entice Morton. She succeeds and Morton is brought to headquarters. They don´t know where to place him during the night, so they manage to convince Mitch to bring him home to his place. Once there, Morton trashes Mitch´s kitchen during the night. When Mitch tries to take him out for a walk, Mitch find himself outside his door with no way of getting in. But he cuts a deal with Morton. If he lets Mitch inside, Morton can spend the night in Mitch´s bed. The next morning when they are going to the Special Olympics, Kayla won´t go. But when Mitch tells her that Morton is their new mascot, she agrees to give it a try. While Kayla and Morton are playing on the beach, a furious Herbert approaches Mitch and demands to get Morton back. Cody tells him that orangutans are on the endangered species list, and without the correct paperwork, Herbert will be in trouble. Herbert leaves but he promises to be back. Kayla who saw Herbert when he arrived, has run away with Morton to a cave. As the tide starts coming in, Kayla panics. But Morton who is seeing light from above climbs up and calls for help. Mitch, Alex and the other lifeguards see him, and Mitch is able to rescue Kayla. Morton will be sent to an orangutan sanctuary in Hawaii. Before Morton leaves, Herbert shows up and asks Morton if he can ever forgive him. Morton does that and gives Herbert a big hug. Kayla doesn´t want to leave Morton, but Gavin promises her that they can go to Hawaii and visit him many times.moreless
  • The Swimmer
    The Swimmer
    Episode 9

    Jessie has hired medical supply salesman Ed Symes as her stunt instructor. She found him in the yellow pages. But Ed is of course a terrible stunt instructor. When Jessie throws a punch at him, he is knocked out cold. Later when he is jumping from the balcony at headquarters onto a mattress, he misses the mattress and lands beside it instead. Jessie does the same thing and lands on the mattress. After that accident, she fires Ed for his own safety. But she doesn't get rid of him just because of that.

    Later she and Mitch find him on the beach again. Ed wants to demonstrate other stunts to her now. First he wants her to break a candy glass bottle over the head. But the bottle is too hard and Ed is knocked out once more. Then when he tries to crash dive through candy glass, he is knocked out by the glass. Jessie tries to dive through the candy glass as well and does so perfectly. Ed tells her that she has the potential to be a great stunt woman.

    Meanwhile, two girls fall off the Redondo Pier. Two policemen dive in after them. But their clothes get water-filled and when Cody and J.D. arrive to the scene, they have to rescue both the two girls and the two policemen. After the rescue, they both start to fantahow it would be to receive the Medal of Valor.

    Mitch advice them not to tell anyone about the rescue. That would make the policemen look like fools and they would hear about it for the rest of their careers. So instead of getting nominated for the Medal of Valor, J.D. and Cody watch in astonishment as the two policemen receive the Medal of Valor for the rescue of the two girls and two L.A. county lifeguards.

    While Mitch is swimming the towers on a soul search, he finds out that both Craig and April are in love. He believes they are in love with each other. Later during a rescue, he turns out to be right. Newmie is trying to impress a young woman named Carrie, who spends time by his tower. He does this by wearing a toupee that looks like a squirrel. Mitch tries to talk him out of it with no success. After being ignored several times, Newmie is disappointed. He wonders if it was all worth it and decides to give everything up to go back to school so that he can be somebody.

    Mitch talks to him and reminds him of all the people he as rescued. After that, Newmie get rid of the toupee. He realizes that he doesn't need it after all. And finally, Carrie takes notice of him and decides to date him. Mitch also finds a dog while he is swimming.

  • Swept Away
    Swept Away
    Episode 8
    A little boy named Tanner hangs around Mitch´s tower all day. He even imitates Mitch´s moves. When Mitch gets a call about a missing boy, he knows that Tanner is the one. His father is furious when he arrives and he slaps Tanner before he drags him of the beach. Mitch and Alex are very shocked about this but there´s nothing they can do. The next day, Tanner is on the beach again claiming that his father gave him permission to do it. Mitch suggests that Junior Lifeguards would be a good idea for Tanner. Later, Mitch gives Tanner a ride home. It turns out that Tanner lives in a dirty dilapidated mobile home in Venice. It gets even worse when Blake refuses to sign any stupid piece of paper about Junior Lifeguards. However, the next morning Tanner arrives to Junior Lifeguards with the piece of paper signed and everything. But he refuses to take his shirt off. But afterwards, Tanner starts shivering and Mitch tells him to change his t-shirt. Mitch is then shocked to discover bruises on Tanner´s back. When Blake never arrives to pick him up, Mitch brings Tanner home for dinner. It turns out that Blake has spent the night in prison. The next day, when the Junior Lifeguards are on a trip in a bus, Jessie who is driving has to avoid a head-on collision. The bus then plunges into Bologna Creek. The people in the bus have to be rescued by the lifeguards including, Alex, J.D. and Newmie. When they arrive back to headquarters, they meet a furious Blake who drags Tanner away again. Alex hasn´t had time to call social services, so there´s nothing they can do. When Mitch brings a woman from the social services to Tanner and Blake´s home in Venice, he discovers that they have moved. Also, Jessie tells another lifeguard named Kristi that she has a crush on J.D. When she goes to visit him in his and Cody´s apartment, they share a passionate kiss. Alex wants to become a contestant in Jeopardy. She makes it. Later when she has to rescue Alex Trebek, the host of Jeopardy, she knows that she will never get the chance to compete in Jeopardy. Jeopardy has a rule. The contestants are not allowed to know anyone on the Jeopardy staff. Alex Trebek feels sorry for her and gives her a lifetime supply of Jeopardy merchandise.moreless
  • Hot Summer Night
    Hot Summer Night
    Episode 7
    When Mitch and Hobie are walking down the beach after a tough day, they notice a strange smell in a tunnel. When they have entered the tunnel, Mitch recognizes the smell. Some workers have accidentally damaged a gas line. One of the workers drops his cigarette into the tunnel and Mitch and Hobie have to run out before it explode. Later in the marina, Hobie meets his friends Brad, Josie and Randy. Because they are in no condition to drive, Hobie drives Brad´s dad´s boat. While they are driving, Josie pulls the throttle to full speed. Hobie loses control and it´s just a matter of time before the boat turns over. Hobie rescues everybody with April and Jessie´s assistance. Josie ends up in a coma and Brad tells Josie´s father that Hobie caused the accident. Hobie ends up in prison due to reckless driving. His bail is set at $ 300 000. Mitch pays his bail using the deed to his house along with April´s money as collateral. When Hobie meets Josie´s father at the hospital, he threatens to sue Hobie. The next day, Mitch has to give Hobie the news that he is temporarily off the lifeguard roster. Hobie leaves upset and feels like every one has abandoned him. Mitch takes Hobie to the hospital to meet Josie who has come out of her coma. She tells her father the truth that she pulled the throttle. After finding out about the truth, Josie´s father apologizes to Hobie. Meanwhile, Jessie is a little scared about taking tower responsibility. She is afraid she is going to lose someone just like April did (9.6 Drop Zone). When she is in her tower, Jessie has a terrible nightmare that she is guarding the beach and then everyone starts drowning and calling to her. Later the same day when she and April are supposed to pick up a ghost net, they are forced to make a rescue instead when a diver has been caught in the net. But Jessie is frozen with fear. After the rescue has been completed, Jessie announces that she is going to quit Baywatch. But Mitch talks her out of it and she decides to stay.moreless
  • Drop Zone
    Drop Zone
    Episode 6
    While Mitch and Newmie are walking down the beach, Mitch tells Newmie about a confrontation he has had with a gang. He tells Newmie that he talked them out of coming back again. Then Mitch´s tower explodes. That´s a warning from the gang. Meanwhile, April meets two tourists from Salt Lake City on the beach. They are named Sherri and Vic. Sherri wants to paint while Vic goes for a swim. When the swells are getting bad, April warns Vic but he assures her he is a good swimmer. A while later however, he gets swept under by the growing waves. April tries to rescue Vic but the waves are too big. When April resurfaces, Vic is nowhere to be seen. Many lifeguards arrive to the beach to search for Vic, but they can´t find him. Mitch feels sorry for Sherri and promises her to continue the search the next morning. escorts her back to her hotel and there she tells him that she is pregnant. Later when April tries to comfort Sherri, she confronts April and blames her for Vic´s death. When Vic´s body finally is recovered, Sherri knows for sure that he is dead. When Jessie and Alex walk by a group of convicts working on a chain gang, Jessie keeps staring at one of them named Deke. When Deke´s partner Garcia fakes a stomach-ache, the security guard approaches them. Then Deke knocks him out and the two convicts are able to escape. Deke hides himself in Jessie´s tower. It turns out that Deke is her ex-boyfriend. He wants her to follow him to Mexico. She makes him believe that´s what she wants as well. But it´s just a trap. Jessie has alerted the Coast Guard. Deke tries to escape by climbing up a cliff followed by Newmie. When Deke almost falls down, he is rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter and brought back to prison. Jessie tells Mitch and Alex about her life with Deke. They let her stay in rookie school anyway.moreless
  • The Natural
    The Natural
    Episode 5
    The episode starts with someone rescuing a surfer in trouble. When the rescue has been completed, the phantom lifeguard is nowhere to be seen. A minute later, J.D. arrives in a lifeguard truck and he is able to see tracks in the sand showing clearly that someone else made the rescue. He tells Cody, Sheryl and Bridget about the incident. Later during a role call, Mitch is surprised to find out that Alex has hired a new maintenance person. Her name is Jessie Owens. Everyone likes her at first, especially Cody and J.D. While they are on patrol, they are surprised to see Jessie jumping off a pier. It turns out that she wants to become a stuntwoman. Later, it turns out that Jessie is the phantom lifeguard when she rescues a little girl named Beth and then disappears mysteriously. But Jessie turns out to be a bad maintenance person and she is fired when the lifeguard clothes has shrunk to infant size, and tons of soap bubbles start bubbling out of the washing machine and onto the floor and the hallway. She accidentally dropped a laundry detergent bottle into the washing machine. After that Alex is forced to fire her but not before she notices some scars on her arm. Beth had the same kind of scars. Later Jessie is forced to make another rescue when a future fraternity guy named Sean, almost dies on the beach. When two of his future fraternity pals bury him up to his neck, he starts sinking into a sinkhole. Mitch, Alex, J.D. and Cody assist Jessie during the rescue. She then gets the opportunity to join rookie school that is supposed to start next week. One day, Alex approaches Mitch and tells him that she wants to come out from behind her desk. Mitch knows that she is a lifeguard and a certified paramedic, but still he lets her stay at headquarters. Much to Mitch´s surprise, Ed Symes is back (8.18 Quarantine). Ed offers Mitch some free medical supplies if he lets him ride in the call car with him. To get even with Alex, he lets her go with him as well. After all, she did want to get out of the office. Ed keeps bothering Alex all the time. When Sheryl calls them from her tower about a man with a possible heart attack, they drive to her tower. Once there, it turns out that the man just has cramps from a too-vigorous workout. Ed who wants to be a hero, rushes towards them with the defibrillator. Trying to save the jogger, Mitch is shocked instead. This really upsets him and to get even with Ed, he and Alex ask him to demonstrate a sling/stretcher victim. When Ed is completely tied up and helpless, Mitch and Alex leave him on the beach.moreless
  • Dolphin Quest
    Dolphin Quest
    Episode 4
    When Mitch and Cody have rescued a little girl, it all turns out to be just another training exercise for some kids. While doing this, they are observed by Alex´s nephew Timmy. Timmy is a mildly autistic boy who doesn´t speak. Timmy loves dolphins and because of that, his mom Valerie is taking him to Hawaii where he can visit Dolphin Quest. Dolphin Quest is an organization that specializes in giving young children extraordinary experience of swimming with dolphins. When Valerie arrives to the beach and tells Alex that she can´t get away from work, Mitch convinces Alex to take Timmy there. Cody joins them because he is going to participate in an outrigger race. At the Dolphin Lagoon, Alex and Cody want Timmy to swim with the dolphins together with other kids. But Timmy is afraid of the water. When Cody and Alex turn their back on him, he suddenly disappears. They find him with an artist named Wyland who also happens to like dolphins. While he is running down the beach, Cody meets Kali McKenzie, Lani´s sister. She tells him that the outrigger race has been postponed due to a storm. Instead she gives him a guided tour around the islands. When a boy falls off a cliff and end up in a cave, Cody and Kali must work together to save him. When they return, Alex goes to help them out. Meanwhile, Timmy sees a girl getting knocked out cold by a windsurfer. He is able to bring her to shore and perform CPR before Cody and Alex arrive. Before they leave Hawaii, Timmy receives a painting from Wyland and he also gets the opportunity to see a pregnant dolphin giving birth to her baby. Before Cody leaves, he says goodbye to Kali and though they are attracted to each other, they decide to put their feelings aside. When they arrive to headquarters again, Timmy takes the painting Wyland gave him and shows it to his mom. He utters the word "Mama" to her as he touches the painting, then his mother´s heart.moreless
  • Sharks, Lies & Videotape
    Mitch and Cody witness a disaster involving a parasailer and a boat. When they are heading for the rescue, they are once again beaten by Bayguard, a new firm that specializes in privatizing lifeguards. When the rescue has been completed, Mitch is introduced to Alex Ryker. She is the CEO of Bayguard. She tells Mitch that she plans on going up against him for the county contract. Baywatch´s contract with the county is about to expire. The next day, when Mitch goes to the Chief´s office, he is surprised to find Alex there. It turns out that she has shown the Chief a videotape of some of Bayguard´s amazing rescues. She has also shown the Chief a tape showcasing the Baywatch team slacking off. Mitch objects immediately, but the Chief thinks that Alex´s proposal warrants consideration. After his meeting with the Chief, Mitch tells his lifeguards to start acting like professionals, otherwise they will not have any jobs left by the end of the week. Meanwhile, when April sees a man having a heart attack, she calls for backup and heads for the water. But Arnold, one of the Bayguards, detains her. This upsets Mitch who brings April to Bayguard for an apology from Alex. When the arrive, they see Arnold paying off a stuntman. That stuntman turns out to be the parasailer who almost drowned. Then Mitch realizes that the rescue was fake. After that, Cody fakes an argue with Mitch and starts working at Bayguard instead. Alex wants him as her new lieutenant. Later Cody approaches the Bayguard mobile tower truck and climbs inside. From there he talks to Mitch over his mobile phone, and by using Bayguard´s lap top computer, he finds out that almost all of the lifeguards are on short-term contracts. When the summer starts, Alex will be left alone with a couple of wannabees protecting the beach. But Arnold arrives to the truck and Cody is busted. Alex gets upset about this, but when April tells them that a diabetic boy named Teddy is missing, Baywatch and Bayguard must work together as a team. It turns out that Teddy is trapped in a storm drain. Mitch and Alex rescue him. Later, Mitch is happy to hear that Alex has resigned from Bayguard. But he isn´t so happy anymore when he finds out that the Chief has hired Alex to be Baywatch´s new adminstrative consultant. Meanwhile, Bridget meets Paolo Tomali on the beach. She doesn´t know who he is, but April tells her that he is one of the premiere designers of bathing suits. Bridget decides to model for him while she is wearing April´s bathing suits. Bu in the end, Bridget decides to stay at Baywatch. She wants to be a lifeguard, not a modelmoreless
  • Crash (2)
    Crash (2)
    Episode 2
    Mitch receives a phone call at home about the plane crash. Later, Craig finds out that it´s Cody and April´s flight. When the lifeguards arrive to the scene, Mitch is relieved when he finds Cody alive in the water. Meanwhile in the first-class compartment, Francine starts having contractions. If that´s not enough for April to handle, Hans freaks out and is convinced that he is going to die. April is forced to calm him down. Then disaster strikes as the first-class compartment sinks to the bottom of the ocean. Meanwhile at the surface, the lifeguards are rescuing the passengers and bring them to safety. When the Coast Guard locates the first-class compartment, Craig dives down to survey the scene and determines how they can be helped out of the wreckage. Craig tells the others that they are alive but are running out of air. They will all be killed if they try to blow the door while there´s still air pressure inside. Meanwhile, Francine loses consciousness and has to be brought up to the air pocket by April. When the explosives have arrived, Mitch, Newmie and Craig put on their scuba gear and swims towards the first-class section. To let April know what they plan on doing, they write on a slate that they will be flooding the wreckage and then blow up the door. The explosion is successful and the four passengers can be rescued. Francine is then transported with the Coast Guard helicopter to the nearest hospital. Meanwhile, Cody hasn´t been able to find Tyler anywhere and is devastated. Tyler´s name is not on any of the lists of survivors. Even more bad things are about to happen. At first, one of the lifeboats hits a piece of fuselage and starts to sink. Then Neely is hit on the head by a piece of wreckage and sinks to the bottom of the ocean. Mitch has to rescue her and they almost loses her, before she finally wakes up. Later at the hospital, Francine gives birth to her little baby. She will name her April. Later, Barbara pays Cody a visit at his tower and gives him the good news that Tyler is still alive. It turns out that his real name is Clarence. He just likes Tyler better. That´s why Cody couldn´t´find him on any of the lists. When Mitch returns home he finds out that Neely has packed her stuff and is ready to move out. She will live at Lani´s apartment while she´s in New York. She will work out a custody arrangement with Peter. Mitch is forced to say goodbye to Ashley. The next day, Mitch is surprised to see Neely at headquarters. She tells him that just because they aren´t married anymore, it doesn´t mean that she will quit being a lifeguardmoreless
  • Crash (1)
    Crash (1)
    Episode 1
    In the teaser, Mitch is approaching a tower while talking to Craig over the radio. It turns out that tower 14 has been washed very close to the shoreline. As a result of a storm, the tower´s ramp has been moved from the tower. When Mitch is about to leave the tower, a huge wave knocks him off his feet and he becomes all wet. Neely is tired of working at the Sand & Sea Club. She wants to start working as a lifeguard at Baywatch again. Craig has been looking for a priest for Mitch and Neely´s wedding. It turns out that the wedding during the cruise doesn´t count. The Captain of a ship doesn´t have the authority to wed people. When Craig and Mitch are waiting for Neely´s mom to come and pick up Ashley, Peter, Neely´s ex-husband arrives. He tells Mitch and Craig that he has been in the Himalayas for the past six months. When Mitch finds out about this, he knows Neely has been lying to him ever since they were in Alaska. He isn´t sure he can ever trust her again. Mitch and Neely argue and Mitch ends up sleeping on the couch. Meanwhile, April is going to New York to meet with Calvin Klein. Cody follows her there because, he will visit Lani who has moved to New York in order to pursue a dancing career. Cody is put in the coach section and April in first class. Barbara, the flight attendant, places Cody next to a little boy named Tyler. April meets a famous movie star named Hans in first class. She also meets a pregnant woman named Francine there. The plane takes off and then El Nino strikes. The plane crashes into the sea. The coach section goes one way and first class another. The first class passengers are trapped and when April checks the pilots, she discovers that they are both dead. Paul, their flight attendant is trapped. Cody loses Tyler in the crowd. When a shark arrives, panic breaks loose. But Cody kicks the shark and it disappears temporarily. Then everyone is watching as the coach section sinks to the bottom of the ocean.moreless