The Child Inside is the eleventh episode of the fourth season of Baywatch. It was originally aired on November 27, 1993.

Guest Stars[]

  • Mary Lou Retton as herself

Episode Information[]

The Baywatch lifeguards stage a beach-oriented Special Olympics, becoming involved with two young athletes whose parents have abandoned them.



  • Famous gymnast Mary Lou Retton guest starred in this episode.
  • Matt and Summer only appear as they wave goodbye to the children leaving.
  • The producers dedicated this episode in gratitude of the athletes, volunteers, and staff of California Special Olympics.
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

Race Against Time, Part IRace Against Time, Part IILover's CoveBlindsideSkyriderTentacles, Part ITentacles, Part IISubmersionIronman BuchannonTower of PowerThe Child InsideSecond Time AroundThe Red KnightsCoronado Del Sol, Part ICoronado Del Sol, Part IIMirror, MirrorThe Falcon ManifestoRescue BayWestern ExposureThe Life You SaveTrading PlacesGuys & Dolls