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Series Summary
Get your swimsuits ready. Lt. Mitch Buchannon is the dedicated leader of a group of lifeguards at Malibu Beach in Los Angeles. This soap opera features a lot of sand, sun and bikinis, but also tackles many serious themes and features multifaceted characters. "Baywatch" is known for using slow motion when the lifeguards are running.

Air Dates: 1989 - 1998

Genres: Drama, Action

Network: NBC

  • Season 3, Ep. 21 : Kicks May 10, 1993

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    While coaching Matt in kickboxing, Mitch ends up in a match of his own with a vengeful enemy from his Navy days; C.J. becomes a swimsuit model.

  • Season 3, Ep. 20 : Shattered May 3, 1993

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    Mitch works to walk again; a hit man pursues a child who saw a murder.

  • Season 3, Ep. 19 : Shattered Apr 26, 1993

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    In therapy for paralysis, Mitch meets a courageous 10-year-old witness to murder.

  • Season 3, Ep. 18 : Stakeout at Surfrider Beach Feb 22, 1993

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    Mitch's flame, an Italian actress, is stalked; C.J. and Summer help Guido impress his mother.

  • Season 3, Ep. 17 : The Tower Feb 15, 1993

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    An escaped psychopath takes Summer and Stephanie hostage.

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  • Although the sights are beautiful, the premiere is less a story than a seascape, lacking the dramatic intensity and credible characters necessary to sustain an hour...You suspect that the creators of Baywatch are lifeguards moonlighting as writers. show more

  • Judging by its initial effort, it's a harmless, pretty romp. [22 Sept 1989, p.1] show more

  • There's no depth in Bodwatch -- er, Baywatch. It is what it is -- a day at the beach. Hunks 'n' Babes with Bodacious Bods, Sullying Sand 'n' Surf with Silly Stories. [22 Sept 1989, p.1] show more

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