The Runaways is the twenty-first episode of the fifth season of Baywatch. It was originally aired on May 15, 1995.

Guest Stars[]

  • Richard Branson as Himself
  • Gladys Knight as Herself
  • Little Richard as Maurice.

Episode Information[]

Chaos reigns when Kaye Morgan hires a wannabe pop singer from England as a new waitress at the Sandy Cay, and daredevil businessman Richard Branson arrives to set a new world record for water skiing behind a blimp. Meanwhile, Stephanie and Caroline butt heads over Caroline’s lifeguarding abilities.



  • Famous actor and producer Richard Branson and famous singers Gladys Knight and Little Richard guest star in this episode.
  • Due to various music rights issues, the version of the episode on Amazon Prime cuts nearly ten minutes of performances, including much of Little Richard's appearance.


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

Livin’ on the Fault Line, Part ILivin’ on the Fault Line, Part IIAftershockBaja RunAir BuchannonShort SightedSomeone to Baywatch Over YouK-Gas, The Groove Yard Of Solid GoldRed WindI SpikeSilent Night, Baywatch Night, Part ISilent Night, Baywatch Night, Part IIRubber DuckyHomecomingSeize The DayA Little HelpFather's DayFire With FireDeep TroublePromised LandThe RunawaysWet 'n' Wild