Short Sighted is the sixth episode of the fifth season of Baywatch. It was originally aired on October 31, 1994

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At Baywatch’s annual Father/Son Junior Lifeguard Competition, Matt befriends a young boy who is embarrassed by the unexpected appearance of his father, who is a dwarf. Meanwhile, Stephanie attempts to reassign Logan to another beach in attempt to get Caroline to focus on her work after she misses a rescue due to her infatuation with him.



  • This episode was dedicated to the loving memory of David Rappaport. Rappaport was an actor and a dwarf who tragically committed suicide.
  • Caroline began wearing the Baywatch Red Lifeguard Swimsuit: the open back design, from this episode through the end of Season 5.
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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