History YMMV / Baywatch

13th Oct '17 1:53:18 PM alnair20aug93
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** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PK9-XZIu2kg "Save Me"]], the theme song of Season 1, is epic on it's own right.


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** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=olfPszEk6xI "All My Life'']], played during the wedding of Eddie and Shauni; both awesome and heartwarming in essence.
11th Sep '17 1:33:04 PM comicwriter
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** Future ''Series/CurbYourEnthusiasm'' and ''Series/TheGoldbergs'' star Jeff Garlin appeared in an episode as a radio DJ who had a crush on Pamela Anderson's character.
18th May '17 2:56:00 PM SnowHesher
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** Although in 1994 (during the peak of the show's syndicated popularity), NBC took out an ad in the Hollywood Reporter admitting that they made a mistake when they canceled the show 4 years earlier.
18th May '17 2:45:47 PM SnowHesher
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: In spite of its cheesiness (or perhaps because of it) Baywatch was an iconic 1990s television show. Pamela Anderson in her red one-piece swimsuit is one of the most recognized sex symbols of that decade. The show was also widely parodied, from ''{{Series/SaturdayNightLive}}'' to ''{{Series/SonOfTheBeach}}''.

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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: In spite of its cheesiness (or perhaps because of it) Baywatch was an iconic 1990s television show. Pamela Anderson in her red one-piece swimsuit is one of the most recognized sex symbols of that decade. The show was also widely parodied, from ''{{Series/SaturdayNightLive}}'' ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' to ''{{Series/SonOfTheBeach}}''.''Series/SonOfTheBeach''.
18th May '17 2:25:18 PM SnowHesher
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: In spite of its cheesiness (or perhaps because of it) Baywatch was an iconic 1990s television show. Pamela Anderson in her red one-piece swimsuit is one of the most recognized sex symbols of that decade. The show was also widely parodied, from ''{{Series/SaturdayNightLive}}'' to ''{{Series/SonOfTheBeach}}''.
12th May '17 10:17:52 AM Discar
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!!For the TV Series




!!For the 2016 Film
* EvilIsSexy: The main antagonist, the evil Victoria Leeds, is just as insanely hot as any of the Baywatch girls.
25th Mar '17 5:07:50 AM GothicProphet
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24th Mar '17 6:05:45 PM themisterfree
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* SpiritualSuccessor: USA Network's "Pacific Blue". Except the show starred beach cops instead of lifeguards.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: USA Network's "Pacific Blue".Creator/USANetwork's ''Pacific Blue''. Except the show starred beach cops instead of lifeguards.
24th Mar '17 6:04:11 PM themisterfree
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* AndYouThoughtItWouldFail: The executives, producers and story editors at NBC all thought a show about lifeguards was a dumb idea with a limited premise. NBC cancelled the show after its first season but the David Hasslehoff and the show's creators were able to continue Baywatch through syndication and with a budget that came from excessive ProductPlacement, all at the cost of proper scripts and not being able to do retakes. Although Baywatch would go on to become one of the most successful shows in the world, NBC can't exactly be called wrong for their lack of faith in the show since [[BestKnownForTheFanservice its success clearly didn't come from good stories or interesting characters.]]

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* AndYouThoughtItWouldFail: The executives, producers and story editors at NBC all thought a show about lifeguards was a dumb idea with a limited premise. NBC cancelled the show after its first season but the David Hasslehoff Hasselhoff and the show's creators were able to continue Baywatch ''Baywatch'' through syndication and with a budget that came from excessive ProductPlacement, all at the cost of proper scripts and not being able to do retakes. Although Baywatch ''Baywatch'' would go on to become one of the most successful shows in the world, NBC [[JustifiedTrope can't exactly be called wrong for their lack of faith in the show show]] since [[BestKnownForTheFanservice its its' success clearly didn't come from good stories or interesting characters.]]
3rd Mar '17 11:02:03 AM PrincessGwen
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** Although Baywatch was once the most popular syndicated TV show in the world, it's popularity declined rapidly once home broadband Internet became affordable to the average person. Baywatch served as a [[PoorMansPorn porn substitute]] for people who didn't have access to actual porn.

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** Although Baywatch was once the most popular syndicated TV show in the world, it's its popularity declined rapidly once home broadband Internet became affordable to the average person. Baywatch served as a [[PoorMansPorn porn substitute]] for people who didn't have access to actual porn.
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