Season four: episode synopses
Race Against Time - Part
A dramatic ocean plane crash underscores a series of personal crises
amongst the Baywatch lifeguards.
Race Against Time - Part 2
A dramatic ocean plane crash finds Hobie and his mother trapped 40 feet
beneath the surface while Mitch and the Baywatch lifeguards mount a
massive rescue effort to save the trapped passengers and crew.
Mitch’s impending birthday prompts him to train for a grueling ironman
competition, along the way being swept off his feet by a younger woman.
Matt, meanwhile, takes a night job to save money for a motorcycle,
jeopardizing his co-workers through his exhaustion.
Romance is in the air at Baywatch as Mitch and Jackie’s friendship grows
more intense, Summer and Matt begin a relationship, and Hobie falls in
love with Lauren, a junior lifeguard with a devastating secret.
The Red Knights
An ad hoc reunion of elite 1950s lifeguards, the "Red Knights," triggers a
bar room brawl and a Ben’s resignation. Meanwhile, Mitch helps deliver a
baby when the mother goes into premature labor while swimming at the beach.
Second Time Around
Jesse Majors, the beautiful motorcycle racer with whom Matt Brody fell in
love in "Point Doom," returns to Baywatch, working as an actress for an
obsessed video director who wants more than a professional relationship
Tower of Power
A new lifeguard helps Mitch and the Baywatch lifeguards confront an
upsurge in gang activity, and CJ is enamored with a beach magician who
nearly drowns during a bungled underwater stunt.
John D. Cort, Mitch’s friend and a former lifeguard, returns to Baywatch
where his life undergoes a devastating change. Meanwhile, Hobie meets a
very "unique" new friend.
Summer has love problems when Slade returns from a world surfing tour to
discover Matt and Summer and dating, and CJ is pursued by a bungee-jumping
balloonist. Meanwhile, Garner patrols the beach on horseback.
Coronado Del Soul - Part 1
The Baywatch lifeguards travel to San Diego’s Hotel Del Coronado for a
week, where Matt and Summer are haunted by a mysterious presence, CJ grows
attached to an orphaned dolphin at Sea World, and Mitch is stranded with
his brother on the high seas when their sailboat capsizes.
Coronado Del Soul - Part 2
Adrift in the ocean with his semi-conscious brother, Mitch struggles to
keep himself and Buzzy alive through the long, cold night. CJ unites an
orphaned dolphin with its injured mother, and Summer becomes involved with
a haunting passion.
The Child Inside
The Baywatch lifeguards stage a beach-oriented Special Olympics, becoming
involved with two young athletes whose parents have abandoned them.
Tentacles - Part 1
A prison break gone awry finds Mitch held hostage by a beautiful woman and
forced to perform surgery on her escaped convict husband. Meanwhile, Matt
and Slade decide to settle their mutual affection for Summer in a daring
surfing contest, and accidentally stumble upon a secret and dangerous
Tentacles - Part 2
Mitch, taken hostage and held at gunpoint, performs surgery on an escaped
convict with a bullet wound. Stephanie’s sister visits with her fiancé, an
environmental investigator, who is mysteriously attacked underwater in a
high stakes double-cross.
Stephanie Holden spends a week with the Coast Guard, helping crack a
dangerous arms smuggling ring.
A beautiful woman and her plain sister compete for Mitch’s affection with
perilous results. Meanwhile, Matt confronts his paralyzing fear of sharks.
A Hollywood producer visits Baywatch and decides to create a television
show based on lifeguarding, sending headquarters into a tizzy.
When Mitch spots two young brothers caught in a rip current, he must make
a gut-wrenching decision to help one and not the other. Nearly drowned,
the boy clings to life in a coma. Mitch must deal with the anguished
parents and his own deep feelings of guilt.
Guys and Dolls
Matt’s rescue of a beautiful teenager finds him involved in an elaborate
con artist scam. Stephanie’s romance with a Coast Guard officer deepens,
causing conflict with Mitch.
The Life You Save
Severe budget cutbacks close many Los Angeles beaches with life-and-death
The Falcon Manifesto
A beautiful investigative reporter captures Mitch’s heart, but what
happens next makes Mitch the prime suspect in a murder investigation.
The Baywatch lifeguards help a country singer find his estranged wife and