Baywatch Down Under, Part I is the sixteenth episode of the ninth season of Baywatch. It was originally aired on February 15, 1999.

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Mitch's Zuma Beach lifeguard friend, Jake Barnes, learns that his Australian ex-wife has suddenly died. So he, Mitch, Alex, April, Cody, and Jessie go on a trip to Australia where Jake is to meet the eight-year-old son, Terry, that he never knew. Upon arrival, Jake with Jessie in tow, travel to the Avalon Beach Resort Club where Jake meets with Terry and his ex-wife's friend Allie Reese, a helicopter pilot and lifeguard at the beach club, where Jake and Terry seem to hit it off. Meanwhile, Mitch meets with his Australian lifeguard friend/nemesis, Kip, who wants Mitch and his team for a Eco Race between Baywatch and the local Australian lifeguards, which sets the stage for a major feud between the Baywatch and Australian lifeguards.


  • Jodie Meares is credited in this episode. But she only appears in Baywatch Down Under, Part II.
  • Guest star Simmone Mackinnon (Allie) reprised her role the following season when she joined the cast as a regular cast member.
  • The following season of Baywatch was to take place entirely in Australia. This two-part episode set up the series' transition to Australia, however, when locals began to picket the series moving to their beaches, producers decided to relocate the series to Hawaii instead.
Season 9 (1998-1999)
Baywatch Season 9

Main Characters:
Mitch BuchannonHobie BuchannonCody MadisonNeely CapshawNewmie NewmanJ.D. DariusApril GiminskiAlex RykerJessie Owens

Recurring Characters:
Craig PomeroyManny GutierrezJim BarnettCrushSheryl WhalenTina

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