TV Series | TV-PG | | Action, Adventure, Crime
At a Los Angeles beach, a team of lifeguards led by Lieutenant Mitch Buchannon save lives, deal with personal dramas, fight crime and participate in over the top adventures on a daily basis.
According to the show's make-up artist, Joanna Balkin, Baywatch went through 40 bottles of sunscreen a month in order to keep the cast free from sunburns and melanomas. The minimum: SPF 15.
Despite working in the sun for hours daily, some characters and supporting demonstrate no sign of tanning. Since they aren't shown wearing heavy clothing and they aren't donning hats, this is not possible.
US DVD release replaces some music used in the show, including the theme song. Other releases (ie. the German release by Kinowelt) feature the unaltered episodes.