The Incident is the eleventh episode of the sixth season of Baywatch. It was originally aired on January 15, 1996.

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Episode Information[]

When Caroline responds to a night time boating accident, she thinks she has rescued all of the passengers. Later, when it turns out that one of them was accidentally left behind to drown, Caroline blames herself and becomes emotionally unhinged, ignoring her friends, missing work and even worse, under Neely's advice, she starts getting drunk and hanging out with her dangerous biker friends.



  • Tai Collins, the writer of several Baywatch episodes, guest starred as Baywatch Lifeguard Sharon.
  • While Mitch is talking to Caroline about the incident, he refers to a similar experience he had in the episode "Submersion".
  • Caroline would later be reminded of this incident in the seventh season episode "Trial by Fire".


Season 6 (1995-1996)
Baywatch Season 6

Main Characters:
Mitch BuchannonHobie BuchannonC.J. ParkerStephanie HoldenCaroline HoldenLogan FowlerCody MadisonNeely Capshaw

Recurring Characters:
Newmie NewmanMatt BrodyJim BarnettKaye MorganCrush

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