Tentacles, Part I is the sixth episode of the fourth season of Baywatch. It was originally aired on October 23, 1993.

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Episode Information[]

A prison break gone awry finds Mitch held hostage by a beautiful woman and forced to perform surgery on her escaped convict husband. Meanwhile, Matt and Slade decide to settle their mutual affection for Summer in a daring surfing contest, and accidentally stumble upon a secret and dangerous underwater cavern.


  • Former Baywatch regular Kelly Slater (Slade) returns to guest star and makes his final appearance on the series in this episode.
  • The opening credits has slightly changed with characters being added at the bottom.
  • Nicole Eggert listed this as her favorite episode. She told TV Insider that "We were tackling real-life issues, like confronting my character's stress-induced bulimia, while at the same time having fun, like being attacked by a giant octopus".


Season 4 (1993-1994)
Baywatch Season 4

Main Characters:
Mitch BuchannonHobie BuchannonC.J. ParkerStephanie HoldenMatt BrodySummer QuinnGarner Ellerbee

Recurring Characters:
Newmie NewmanJim BarnettJohn D. CortGayle BuchannonJackie QuinnBen EdwardsJimmy Slade

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