Matters Of The Heart is the sixteenth episode of the seventh season of Baywatch. It was originally aired on March 3, 1997.

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Manny has to go back to his roots to help a young boy from a gang to set his life straight. Mitch and Samantha’s secret relationship is revealed to Baywatch.


  • The only episode with a plot involving Hispanic urban gangs in which neither Gregory Alan Williams or Mark Adair-Rios appears.
  • This episode was filmed on October 16, Jeremy Jackson's real-life birthday. The car that Mitch gives to Hobie in the episode is actually the same model as Hasselhoff gave Jackson in real life as a birthday gift.
Season 7 (1996-1997)
Baywatch Season 7

Main Characters:
Mitch BuchannonHobie BuchannonC.J. ParkerCaroline HoldenCody MadisonNeely CapshawNewmie NewmanDonna MarcoJordan TateManny GutierrezSam Thomas

Recurring Characters:
Stephanie HoldenLogan FowlerJim BarnettCrush

Shark FeverThe ContestLiquid AssetsWindsweptScorcherBeach BlastGuess Who’s Coming to DinnerLet the Games BeginBuriedSearch and RescueHeal the BayBachelor of the MonthChance of a LifetimeTalk ShowLife-GuardianMatters of the HeartRendezvousHot WaterTrial by FireBaywatch at Sea WorldGolden GirlsNevermore