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Season 01, Episode 01 Panic At Malibu Pier

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Apr 23, 1989
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Panic At Malibu Pier Apr 23, 1989 Mitch Buchannon has just been promoted to lieutenant. Mitch and his ex-wife Gayle have an argument about what's best for their son Hobie. Eddie Kramer is the top rookie in the rookie class of ´89, and Shauni McClain is one of the last ones to qualify. Shauni starts off as a terrible lifeguard, but the experienced Jill Riley teaches her how to become a good lifeguard. In order to cheer Hobie up, Mitch and his old lifeguard friend Al Gibson, takes Hobie on a fishing trip. Then something happens and the boat sinks below the surface. Mitch and Al have to rescue the people on the boat. Disaster strike during the final rescue when Al gets trapped inside the wreck and dies. Baywatch arranges a funeral at sea for Al, with Mitch holding a speech. Meanwhile, Craig Pomeroy rescues a girl named Laurie. She is crazy and tells Gina at a party that she and Craig has had sex together. Then Laurie tries to kill Gina under a pier. But Craig comes to her rescue just in time. Trevor Cole from Australia works as a lifeguard at the local beach club. Trevor thinks that he's the best and Mitch immediately dislikes him. Even though Mitch doesn't like him, he tries to imitate him by climbing up a pipe using just arms and legs.

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Season 01, Episode 02 In Deep

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Sep 22, 1989
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In Deep Sep 22, 1989 Hobie is supposed to attend summer school, but instead he goes power skiing with two of his friends named Scott and Ron. Another day, Scott accidentally kills a windsurfer named Diane Gray when he runs her over with his power-ski. One morning, Craig finds an unlocked tower. When he checks it out, he discovers Eddie sleeping in the tower. It turns out that Eddie doesn't have a place to stay. Then suddenly, they spot a woman in the water that turns out to be Diane Gray, the dead surfer.When Hobie hears about the power-ski incident, he goes to Scott and Ron's storage room and overhears them talking about the accident. When they discover him, they capture him, but he manages to run away when Ron starts fighting with Scott. He takes one of the power-skis and drives off, but Scott is close behind him. Mitch and his friend Garner Ellerbee arrive in the Baywatch boat and Mitch saves Hobie and goes after Scott and captures him. In the end, Mitch forgives Hobie and tells him that it's always be

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Season 01, Episode 03 Heat Wave

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Sep 29, 1989
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Heat Wave Sep 29, 1989 Los Angeles is having a heat wave and it's going to be a busy day for the lifeguards. The episode starts with a scene where a man and a boy are seen leaving a motel followed by another man. The hunted man turns out to be an old friend of Mitch and Craig's. His name is Steve Humboldt. Steve tells Mitch that he and Mike was just passing by and got to think of Mitch. Steve also tells Mitch that he has divorced his wife Allison and now has full custody of Mike. At the beach when Hobie and Steve goes surfing, Mike meets a boy named Ricky and they hang out together. They go into a storm drain, and while they are inside, two workers put a lock on the door. The boys are trapped and the tide is coming in.Meanwhile, a man named Patrick Murphy pays Mitch a visit. He tells Mitch that Steve has run away with his son. When Steve can't find Mike anywhere, a big search takes place. Finally they find him and Ricky in the storm drain and Mitch and Craig are forced to walk through a tunnel to get there.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Second Wave

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Oct 13, 1989
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Second Wave Oct 13, 1989 Eddie's old friend Jimmy Roche from Philadelphia has arrived to L.A. But Eddie isn't happy to see him. When Eddie is out shopping for groceries, Jimmy stops by and talks to Gina. When Eddie comes back, he gets angry and Jimmy is forced to leave. Another day, Jimmy challenges Eddie on the way to a rescue, so Eddie beats him up with his lifeguard can. For that incident, Eddie is suspended for 30 days, but put back on duty, when he tells the truth. It turns out that he and Jimmy robbed a bank when they were 16 years old. Eddie didn't want to do it and started to fight with Jimmy. During their fight, the man behind the counter pulled a gun and Jimmy ended up in prison and Eddie in a foster home.Garner finds out that Jimmy is a wanted felon in several states, and therefore when Jimmy wants to meet him, Eddie brings Garner. But Jimmy finds out about it and leaves. Then he torches Eddie and Shauni's tower on fire with them in it. But they get out safe and Eddie is able to capture Jimmy.Mean

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Season 01, Episode 05 Message in a Bottle

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Oct 20, 1989
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Message in a Bottle Oct 20, 1989 When Gayle's job means a transfer to Columbus, Ohio for her, she wants to take Hobie with her. Therefore she has hired a lawyer in order to get the custody of Hobie. When Mitch and Gayle argue, Hobie overhears everything and leaves upset. His friend Jenny has the keys to her dad's boat, so she and Hobie along with their friend Clark head out with the boat. They end up at an island named Santa Ynez.At Santa Ynez they find a corpse and stolen gold money. Jenny takes the stolen gold money with her and when the two pirates arrive to their camp, they find out that someone has been there. In the meantime, Mitch and Gayle are getting real worried and set out to search for the kids when they find out that Jenny's father's boat is missing. Mitch knows that there are pirates out there and gets even more nervous.At Santa Ynez, the kids plan to leave, only to find out that the boat is missing. When the pirates Duane and Rusty see them, they start chasing them around the island and when the kids

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Season 01, Episode 06 The Sky is Falling

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Oct 27, 1989
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The Sky is Falling Oct 27, 1989 When Gayle's job transfers her to Columbus, Ohio earlier than expected, she plans to take Hobie with her. Mitch immediately gets upset about this, because they agreed that Hobie could spend the summer in Los Angeles. Later on the same day, a romantic flame is rekindled between Mitch and Gayle when they are looking through a box of old photos. Because Mitch and Gayle spend the night together, Hobie thinks they will move back in together again. When he finds out otherwise, he gets real disappointed and runs away on his bike.While Hobie and Jenny are walking on the beach, they see a girl in trouble and they manage to rescue her. When they arrive at headquarters, Shauni tells them that they did everything wrong during the rescue. When they go upstairs everyone looks angry, but it's just a trick. In fact, they did a great rescue and receive a recommendation. Gayle is outside hearing all this and decides that Hobie belongs with his dad at Baywatch. Gayle ends up going to Columbus herself.M

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Season 01, Episode 07 The Drowning Pool

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Nov 3, 1989
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The Drowning Pool Nov 3, 1989 An old couple named Lloyd and Ellie are having a blast at the beach, and they are documenting everything on a tape. Lloyd is using a big floatation device in the water, so Jill is forced to tell him to bring it to shore. In the meantime, a man named Fred spots a man in the water that is drowning. He notifies Jill who heads out to rescue him. But the victim is nowhere to be seen, until he suddenly floats up to the surface and Jill can bring him to shore. He is already dead when she gets to him.The victim turns out to be a rich man named Alex Benton. Alex's drowning is filed as drowning due to heart attack, but Jill is suspicious of the circumstances and starts an investigation of her own in order to find out what really happened.When Jill gets involved with Derrick Benton, Alex's son, she is shocked to discover that he may have murdered his own father. All evidence points to him. His scuba gear is missing, although he claims someone stole it. Derrick is also the one who will inherit m

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Season 01, Episode 08 Rookie School

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Nov 10, 1989
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Rookie School Nov 10, 1989 Howard Ganza's girlfriend Amy has stolen a book that belongs to him. She is chased by Vincent, Ganza's helper. When Amy arrives to the beach, she ends up in the middle of the rookie competition. Without knowing it, she becomes one of the first to enter the finish line, and by doing so, she becomes a member of rookie school.Eddie becomes interested in her and lets her stay with him in Craig and Gina's apartment, while they are away for a romantic weekend. She tells Eddie that she has been robbed. A couple of days later, when they are in the apartment, Ganza and Vincent arrive and bring Eddie and Amy to a warehouse. Meanwhile, Garner shows Mitch a picture of Amy and tells him that her name is Catherine Baker and that she is involved with Ganza. Mitch knowing that Eddie and Amy haven't shown up, becomes suspicious.When Trevor receives a phone call from Amy, Mitch decides to tag along. Trevor is supposed to return the stolen book to Ganza. Amy's sister has sent the book to headquarters.

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Season 01, Episode 09 Cruise Ship

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Nov 24, 1989
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Cruise Ship Nov 24, 1989 Eddie doesn't like Shauni's new boyfriend Andrew. And you can't blame him because when Andrew doesn't get what he wants, he hits Shauni. When he comes over to apologize, Eddie is there. But Shauni forgives Andrew, and Eddie leaves upset. During another night, Eddie gets a phone call from Shauni. It turns out that Andrew has hit her again and not only that, he has wrecked her apartment as well. This time, Shauni doesn't accept his apologies and breaks up with him for good. Eddie supports her all the way and they become closer.Meanwhile, Trevor is forced to rescue a bride that falls overboard from a boat. The boat is driven by Tom Logan who organizes big parties on his boat. Craig warns him about it. Some days later, Craig is right when the boat engine starts burning. Then Logan is unable to steer the boat and Craig is forced to make a daring rescue. After that, Tom Logan is out of business for good.Also, Hobie's friend Jenny follows him around. He isn't able to spend anytime alone fro

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Season 01, Episode 10 The Cretin of the Shallows

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Dec 1, 1989
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The Cretin of the Shallows Dec 1, 1989 Just when a new beachfront hotel named Santa Monica Shores Hotel is about to open, someone is murdering some people. All the witnesses say that he is a freakish looking man. Craig doesn't think the opening of the new hotel and the murders are just a coincidence.Therefore, he does some investigation of his own and finds out that the senator, who will speak at the ceremony, knew all the victims. The victims are Victor Polson whom got killed on his boat and later was recovered in the water by Jill, Arnold Anderson whom got killed at the construction site and Mary Polson whom gets killed on the beach right in front of Craig and Eddie.At a party hosted by senator Hastings, the murderer arrives and takes Gina hostage. Mitch, Craig and Eddie follow him and they are able to capture him. The murderer turns out to be Garth Dickinson, Nadine Dickinson's son. The senator and his staff murdered Nadine when she refused to sell her house. They needed her house for the beachfront hotel.Also, Gina l

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Season 01, Episode 11 Shelter Me

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Dec 8, 1989
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Shelter Me Dec 8, 1989 The Baywatch crew prepare themselves for an on-coming tropical storm, when Garner gets shot under the pier by two robbers who thought he recognized them. Craig and Gina is having an argument about whose parents they visit the most. Gina also accuses Craig of being predictable. According to her, he never does anything spontaneously. Mitch totally agrees with Gina when he finds out about it.When Mitch and Craig go on patrol, they find an homeless man named Henry along with the two robbers Dick and Frank in a restroom. They bring them all back to headquarters. When Gina arrives to headquarters, she and Craig make up again. When Jill is about to call Eddie and Shauni, Frank thinks that she is calling the police, and pulls his gun on them.Meanwhile, Garner has been able to get himself to a tower. From there, he calls headquarters and Mitch lets him know that the bad guys are there. When Garner arrives at headquarters, he cuts the power and Jill and Dick head down-stairs to check it out. I

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Season 01, Episode 12 The Reunion

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Dec 15, 1989
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The Reunion Dec 15, 1989 At a reunion with high school friends, Mitch rekindles a romance with his former love named Allison. This leads to rivalry with Craig who also dated her in high school. When Craig left for New York to attend college there, Mitch and Allison became a couple. Now, Craig can't stand seeing Mitch and Allison together. And when Mitch is late to the preparation of the dory, they end up fighting. But later on, they decide to enter the dory race anyway.Halfway out there, they stop rowing and Mitch tells Craig that he had been in love with Allison from the first time he laid eyes on her. When Craig hears this, he forgives Mitch and they end up winning the dory race. They beat their friends Tony and Paul at the finish line. Eddie is frustrated because he doesn't have a car. So when his lifeguard buddy Corey offers him a Mustang in terrific shape for only $ 2 000, he buys it.Later, when he shows it to Trevor, he tells Eddie that the Mustang has been stolen. The serial number is missing. It turn

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Season 01, Episode 13 Armored Car

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Jan 5, 1990
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Armored Car Jan 5, 1990 The Seal Beach Pro-Am Mixed Doubles Volleyball tournament is being played in L.A. Trevor wants to team up with Jill who used to be a pro. But she has retired and doesn't want to play anymore. She changes her mind when her old partner and ex-boyfriend Chris Barron shows up for the tournament. She left him when he cheated on her.Both Jill, Trevor, Chris and his partner Curran, qualifies for the finals. But Jill has injured her shoulder and can't play anymore. She decides to play anyway, because she doesn't want Chris to win the money so easily. Despite her injury, she and Trevor end up winning the tournament.Meanwhile, the Beachfront Pier is supposed to be torn down. In order to save it, an exhibition takes place on the pier. Also on the pier is an armored car full of money. But the armored car is too heavy for the pier. So when a little girl sits in it, the car falls halfway down into the water below. Eddie and Shauni who spend a day together on the pier, rescues the little girl. Now

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Season 01, Episode 14 Home Cort

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Jan 12, 1990
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Home Cort Jan 12, 1990 John D. Cort comes back to Baywatch for his ten days as an L.A. county lifeguard. He meets a girl named Melinda in a bar. When he has beaten up her boyfriend Red and two of Red's friends, he steals Red's motorcycle. When they drive on the beach, Cort sees Mitch in a lifeguard truck. Mitch is very surprised to see Cort and so is everyone else. But Eddie doesn't like Cort. Cort takes Eddie's locker and claims that he always uses it when he stays at Baywatch. Eddie gets mad and hits him right in the face. However, later on Cort and Eddie befriend each other.Cort's old friend Sam has opened up a surf shop nearby in Venice. Cort wants Sam to help him carry out a shady deal from the bottom of the ocean. The merchandise belongs to a man named Jack Burton. Burton pays Cort some money every time he goes diving for his merchandise. But during the diving, disaster strike. It turns out that a bomb is attached to one of the boxes and Sam doesn't see this, and dies. This upsets Cort but Burton tel

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Season 01, Episode 15 We Need a Vacation

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Jan 26, 1990
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We Need a Vacation Jan 26, 1990 Craig has worked too hard for the past couple of weeks and needs a vacation. When he hears that Cort and Eddie are going to Mexico to surf, he joins them. They drive to Mexico in Craig's jeep. But their holiday is ruined when a man steals Craig's jeep, while they are surfing. They are forced to walk to a village named Miraflores. Cort has been there several times before. On their way there, Eddie asks the guys several times if they see any scorpions. He is really afraid of them.When they arrive to Miraflores, the villagers don't show any kind of hospitality. Cort wonders why and finds out that a gang of bad guys has been terrorizing the village for quite some time now. When the guys are in a bar visiting one of Cort's old girlfriend's Ines, the bad guys arrive in Craig's jeep. A big fight takes place and the bad guys end up winning the fight. The gang leader is named Kyle Rigler. After a while, Craig goes to the bad guys' cabin to get his jeep back, but he is caught and brought back t

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Season 01, Episode 16 Muddy Waters

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Feb 2, 1990
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Muddy Waters Feb 2, 1990 Cort takes a friend of his with him and go para sailing. By doing that, Cort breaks the lifeguard rules and Mitch has to lie to Captain Thorpe in order to cover for Cort. Because of that, Mitch lets Cort go to The Raging Waters Theme Park, a water-slide park. There, he is supposed to teach some teenagers what life-guarding is all about. He tells Eddie that Mitch wanted him to go too. Therefore, Eddie follows him there.One of the teenagers, named Sarah, has a crush on Eddie. This upsets Tad, another teenager who likes Sarah. When Tad doesn't qualify to be a lifeguard, he starts sabotaging the water-slides. Everybody thinks that Joe Madden is the guilty one. His son committed suicide at the park a year earlier. But when Cort has spoken to Madden, he finds out that he didn't do it. It turns out that Tad is the guilty one. And after a race up and down the water-slides, Garner is able to capture him.Meanwhile, Hobie's class are supposed to come to Baywatch. But in the last minute, Hobie's

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Season 01, Episode 17 Snake Eyes

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Feb 9, 1990
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Snake Eyes Feb 9, 1990 Cort brings Eddie, Shauni and his date Ruby to an illegal offshore casino. A man named Laurence Danvier runs the casino. Eddie is bitten by the gambling bug and returns several times to the casino. He finds himself in debt after a few days of bad luck. When he can't pay, one of the bad guys drag him after a boat. Craig sees Eddie when he tries to reach shore totally exhausted. When Cort finds out about this, he goes to the casino and discovers that the establishment uses marked cards and loaded dice.After that, Cort and Craig decides to beat them at their own game. Craig and Gina go to the casino as a couple, pretending to play. Cort uses a smoke bomb and thereby makes everyone think that there's a fire on the boat. Then he finds the room with all the money. When Danvier arrives and pulls a gun at him, Craig stands outside hearing everything. It turns out that Craig is wired and that the police are nearby. Cort tries to take some of the money, but Garner and Craig force him to leave i

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Season 01, Episode 18 Eclipse

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Feb 23, 1990
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Eclipse Feb 23, 1990 When rookie lifeguard Kirby tells Eddie that he saw an apparition of a young girl in a nightgown running through the surf, Eddie doesn't believe him. Later on, Kirby is found dead in the water by Eddie and Cort.Shortly after that, Eddie sees the same girl running down the beach. When he tells Mitch and Captain Thorpe about the girl, Thorpe is convinced that Eddie has lost his mind and sends him off to a psychiatrist. This upsets Eddie and revives some painful memories from his sister's drowning a couple of years back. She drowned in a pool back in Philadelphia. Eddie couldn't save her back then because he couldn't swim.Later, while she is in a shop, Gina finds a painting that looks just like the woman Eddie described. When she shows it to Eddie, he is convinced that she is the same girl. A man named Escudero painted the painting way back in 1923. Escudero. The painting shows a lighthouse on fire at De Vargas Point. When Craig talks to Mitch, he finds out that there was a lighthouse a

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Season 01, Episode 19 Shark Derby

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Mar 2, 1990
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Shark Derby Mar 2, 1990 Bucky Allen, the owner of Bucky's Ocean Grill has arranged a shark derby. He does it just so that he can gain publicity. In order to try and make the derby more successful, Bucky sends two brothers, Roy and Matt, down to the bottom of the ocean to plant a device that attracts sharks. The water becomes full of sharks and even more sharks arrive, when the entrants start traveling back and forth on the water. Cort and Eddie enters the derby. Thorpe and Hobie are also in the derby.At the beach, Jill is forced to make a daring rescue, when a shark approaches some kids in a raft. She manages to rescue all the kids, but when she has brought the final one to Shauni at the Baywatch boat, the great white shark attacks Jill and drags her away. Mitch is too far away from her and can't rescue her.Later, while Jill recovers at the hospital, Cort and Mitch go down in a shark cage and hope to record something under the surface. They record a high frequency sound and they are convinced Bucky placed i

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Season 01, Episode 20 The Big Race

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Mar 16, 1990
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The Big Race Mar 16, 1990 Cort has donated $ 5 000 every year to a convalescent home. The owner is named Gwendolyn Pierce. When she comes to Cort for another $ 10 000, he can't tell her the truth. Instead he tells her that she will get the money. He tries to sell the shop over the phone. Mitch and Craig hear this and lend him $ 3 000. He appreciates it and when a guy hangs up a poster in the shop about the Avalon Ski Race, Cort buys a speedboat for the money. The winner of the race get $ 15 000.Mitch and Craig become upset when they find out about the boat, but Cort talk them into joining him for the race. While they are out testing her, Cort falls and can't compete anymore. Then Craig is persuaded to do it.While they are working on the boat, Gwen arrives and finds out about the truth. She gets angry at first, but then she realizes that he has been donating $ 5 000 every year, even though he hasn't been rich. It turns out that Cort's uncle, whom he grew up with, lives there. Before the race, Mitch convinces G

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Season 01, Episode 21 Old Friends

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Mar 30, 1990
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Old Friends Mar 30, 1990 Mitch, Craig and Garner take a weekend hang-gliding trip. While hang-gliding, Mitch has a terrible accident and crash-lands in some trees. When he falls down from the tree, he breaks his leg. Even more bad luck is to come. Mitch also gets bitten by a rattlesnake and falls down into a rock quarry. After a couple of minutes, Craig goes searching for him and finds him unconscious in the quarry. When Garner is about to get help, the jeep won't start. Then he is forced to use the hang-glider. He can't control it and crash-lands right next to Shauni's tower.When the Baywatch gang finds out about Mitch, they head for the mountains to rescue him. Eddie, Shauni and Garner drive there in a lifeguard truck, while Thorpe and Newmie take the helicopter, when the storm calms down. Meanwhile, Mitch doesn't show any gratitude whatsoever towards Craig. But when he is finally rescued by the Baywatch gang, he thanks Craig for all he's done.Meanwhile, while spending some time with a girl on a boat, Cort

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Season 01, Episode 22 The End?

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Apr 6, 1990
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The End? Apr 6, 1990 A massive earthquake shakes up the southland. Cort and Craig go diving and when they return to the boat, they discover that two fishermen on another boat are dead. Then Cort smells poisonous gas and they swim away from the boat. When there's an aftershock, they get trapped inside a cave. Mitch and Garner locate them from a helicopter and Mitch has to use dynamite to get them out.Gina is up on the roof, repairing the damage the earthquake caused, when the aftershock comes. She falls down through the roof and is trapped under something heavy, with sharp pieces of glass hanging in the roof right above her, just waiting to fall down on her. But when Hobie and Rocky arrive, Hobie is able to save her just in time.Garner has to make a rescue and get wet because there's a boy in trouble on some rocks. Mitch teases him about it. Eddie's truck gets stuck in the sand when the earthquake strikes. A pregnant woman named Valerie rescues him. When Valerie goes into labour, Eddie and Shauni has to d

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