It’s a cruel irony that a country which has only a handful of usable beaches was instrumental in saving a TV show from America which spent most of its time on golden sand.
Yet when ITV put on Baywatch twenty odd years ago here in the UK it was only the overseas interest that saved the trademark (and skintight) swimming suits from the TV bin. You can blame us for that, but not Baywatch Night, that’s not our fault at all…
Fast forward two decades and we’re seeing pictures of a topless David Hasslehoff standing next to the world’s most popular action actor (a former wrestler…) for the big screen version of the lifeguard soap opera. You’re welcome.
No, we can’t believe it either. Here is the darkest timeline evidence.