Livin’ on the Fault Line, Part I is the first episode of the fifth season of Baywatch. It was originally aired on September 26, 1994.

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A minor earthquake prompts a geological survey team to come to Baywatch to plant a seismometer in an underwater fault line near Malibu Beach. When Stephanie falls for the team leader, her life, as well as Hobie’s, Jackie’s and many others hang in the balance as the area is hit by a massive earthquake. Caroline tells Stephanie and C.J. that she is getting a divorce after learning her husband cheated on her.



  • First appearance of Jaason Simmons as Logan Fowler.
  • This episode contains footages from the Season 1 finale, "The End?".
  • The opening credits show Pamela's full name of Pamela Denise Anderson changed to just Pamela Anderson.
  • The character of Caroline Holden who had previously appeared in the Tentacles, Part II now joins the series as a main character.
  • This season's current cast listed in the order they appear in the opening credits: David Hasselhoff (Mitch), Pamela Anderson (C.J.), David Charvet (Matt), Yasmine Bleeth (Caroline), Jaason Simmons (Logan), Jeremy Jackson (Hobie), Gregory Alan-Williams (Garner) and Alexandra Paul (Stephanie).
  • Nicole Eggert's departure from the series is explained in this episode when Summer's mother, Jackie (played by Susan Anton) mentions that Summer moved back to Pennsylvania to attend Penn State University after a painful breakup with Matt.


Season 5 (1994-1995)
Baywatch Season 5

Main Characters:
Mitch BuchannonHobie BuchannonC.J. ParkerStephanie HoldenMatt BrodyCaroline HoldenGarner EllerbeeLogan Fowler

Recurring Characters:
Newmie NewmanJim BarnettJohn D. CortGayle BuchannonJackie QuinnKaye MorganTracy DodsworthJoey Jennings

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