The Tower is the seventeenth episode of the third season of Baywatch. It was originally aired on February 8, 1993.

Guest Stars[]

  • Kevin Bash as Jacob Kilmer
  • Ron Kuhlman as Detective Sloan

Episode Information[]

A murderer escapes from prison; Kilmer and Stephanie drive to Summer's tower where Kilmer takes them hostage. Meanwhile Hobie makes a periscope for his science class.


  • The footage of Mitch, Summer and Stephanie running away from the exploding tower was used for the opening credits of seasons four through seven, even though Nicole Eggert, who plays Summer, left the show after the fourth season.
Season 3 (1992-1993)
Baywatch Season 3

Main Characters:
Mitch BuchannonEddie KramerShauni McClainHobie BuchannonC.J. ParkerStephanie HoldenMatt BrodySummer QuinnGarner EllerbeeJimmy Slade

Recurring Characters:
Newmie NewmanBen EdwardsJim BarnettGuido TorziniJackie QuinnKaye Morgan

River of No Return, Part IRiver of No Return, Part IITequila BayRookie of the YearPier PressureShowdown at Malibu Beach HighPoint DoomPrincess of TidesMasqueradeLifeguards Can't JumpDead of SummerA Matter of Life and DeathIsland of RomanceStrangers Among UsVacation, Part IVacation, Part IIThe TowerStakeout at Surfrider BeachShattered, Part IShattered, Part IIKicksFatal Exchange