The BEST Episodes of Pacific Blue
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 18, 2021
Network: USA Network
Lieutenant Anthony Palermo(Rick Rossovich) is at the top of the bike-patrol unit. He is positive about it that the problems on the beach can be solved peacefully and without violence. He's always on duty and he stands up for his subordinate unconditionally. Palermo is a divorced man and a father of a sixteen-year old daughter. Officer TC Callaway (Jim Davidson) has problems with his family, who wants him to join the family business, but he refuses and stays with Pacific Blue. Officer Victor Del Toro(Marcos Ferraez) knows the beaches of Santa Monica and Venice like the back of his hand. Grown up in east LA as a son of South American immigrants, he got in contact with the crime early. The Hispanic teenagers are close to the enthusiastic biker's heart. Officer Chris Kelly (Darlene Vogel) joins the bike-patrol after working for the P.R. Department of Santa Monica. For the attractive blonde the Pacific Blue unit is
#1 - Naked Truth
Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 25, 1999
After a sorority girl turns up dead, Monica and Chris go undercover at a very select sorority at Pacific University. Harper discovers that freshman pledges are being forced to strip at a local nightclub as part of their initiation, but then are being blackmailed to continue their activities or risk exposure to their parents and on the internet.
#2 - Silicon Valley of the Dolls
Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 15, 1999
A doctor running an underground clinic for plastic surgery causes the death of a young co-ed. The world of high school girls obsessed with plastic surgery is explored when Russ Granger and Monica Harper go undercover. Struck by the beautiful perfection of the students, Monica and Granger learn that their boyfriends have been financing plastic surgery by stealing cars.
#3 - Cruz Control
Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 13, 1998
The woman who is responsible for the deaths of Bobby's parents while she was driving under the influence has returned to Venice Beach. Bobby is convinced she's involved in an illegal smuggling trade and sets out to seek revenge for his parents' deaths. L.A. pressures Jamie to spy on officers at Pacific Blue by holding over her head a dark secret from her past.
#4 - Silver Dollar
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 30, 1998
After a series of college kids are hurt for not paying a bookmaker, Russ goes undercover at Pacific University. His own gambling problems are brought to the front as he gets involved with bookmakers, college-age gamblers and a star basketball player who's tempted to shave points.
#5 - Lucky 13
Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired Apr 18, 1999
The worlds of black and white magic collide after a young girl disappears from the boardwalk. Russ and Jamie enter the world of the occult and have sex after falling under the spell of the dark side.
#6 - The Phoenix
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired May 11, 1996
An arsonist believed to have perished years ago has reappeared in the Venice area. While working with T.C. on the case, Chris must confront her own childhood memories of terror at having been caught in a fiery situation. The two must also enlist the aid of an eccentric arsonist doing a long stretch in prison for details on how to catch the Phoenix. Cory has to continually chase the ""Snakeman"", the last unlicensed vendor on the Venice Boardwalk. At one point, she nearly traps him running through a wet t-shirt contest where she's thrown on stage, dumped on, and pronounced the winner. The precinct is menaced by a rat that's eaten its way into the evidence lock-up and made off with a large portion of speed, making the rodent nearly impossible to catch. Rat Man and Rat Boy, a father-son exterminating team, are brought in to catch the creature.
#7 - The Big Spin
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired May 18, 1996
The Bike Patrol has a new transferee, Scott Kramer, a ten year veteran and department bad apple who seems to take extreme risks without regard to personal safety. He's teamed with Chris to try and stop a pair of bikers on Harleys who are robbing merchants in the Venice area and fleeing on their choppers. After several near death experiences, we come to realize that the reason this cop is so reckless is that he knows he has less than six months to live and wants to spend that time taking down every last criminal he can. To complicate matters, Chris Kelly develops a crush on this wild loner. Elvis the bike mechanic gets everyone involved in his can't miss lotto scheme, pooling more and more money to the point where greed overcomes friendships among our regulars.
#8 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 2, 1996
Ambitious police officer Chris Kelly is introduced to the Bike Patrol after she's transferred from the P.R. Department of the Santa Monica Police Department. T.C. Callaway, at a crossroads with his long term girlfriend, faces additional family pressure to quit the force and join the family business in Newport Beach. The entire unit is on the trail of a vicious car-jacker working the beach area.
#9 - No Man's Land
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 16, 1996
While teaching del Torro to surf, T.C. encounters a band of highly territorial Surf Nazis bullying a Hispanic surfer on the beach. Operating out of a beach bar decorated with Nazi symbols, the leader of this gang went to law school and is well vested in his rights. T.C. and Victor, who is Hispanic but doesn't look it, are both goaded into a confrontation that results in T.C.'s suspension. Cory and Victor chase and arrest an irrepressible sixteen-year-old black ""tagger"" who hits everything from tunnels to buildings to Victor's bicycle seat and the side of the firehouse. After seeing his home and works of art, Cory realizes the tagger is truly talented and acting out using his painting skills. Unfortunately, after an encounter in the firehouse cell with the leader of the Surf Nazis, the tagger becomes a target for their terror and must ultimately be saved by our officers. ""The Cove"" has long been an illegal nude beach, but election day is fast approaching and a ballot measure may mak
#10 - Bad Company
Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 6, 1997
JIMMY GUERRERO, a friend of Victor's, is killed in connection with an underground fighting syndicate, leaving his angry younger brother BILLY seeking revenge. Victor defuses the brother's desire to take revenge himself, convincing Billy to introduce him into the ring as a street fighter so Victor can find his friend's killer. An uneasy truce between rival Santa Monica gangs -- a truce that Palermo helped put together -- is in danger of dissolving when SAMMY LUGO makes both leaders believe the other is breaking the peace in an effort to sell weapons to both sides. Elvis goes into hiding when he witnesses Jimmy's beating and the simultaneous gun exchange, but a bad case of claustrophobia makes him an unwelcome houseguest for T.C.
#11 - Cop in a Box
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 2, 1997
A drug dealer T.C. arrested years ago breaks out of jail and kidnaps T.C., dumping him in a trailer buried in the sand underneath a beach. The convict demands ransom from T.C.'s father (ETHAN) and brother (TEDDY), or else T.C. will die in twelve hours. As the Pacific Blue squad searches frantically for T.C.'s location, T.C. tries to find his own way out of his underground prison before time runs out.
#12 - Over the Edge
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 23, 1996
After discovering an old best friend, a guy T.C. felt he let down, has died in a suspicious skydiving accident, T.C. insinuates himself into a group of extreme-sport thrill seekers that he believes are behind the ""accident"". With T.C. seeking redemption in the world of adrenaline junkies caught up in underwater challenges and mountain bike racing, Lt. Palermo and Chris Kelly are worried just how far T.C. will risk himself to find the killer. Ultimately T.C. comes to grips with the reality of his own limitations, and brings down the extreme group who are using their mountain bikes to pull off the daredevil robbery of an armored car. A purse snatching dog is nailing patron after patron on the Venice Boardwalk. The pooch runs up behind women, grabs their purse in his teeth and then flees through alleys and under fences.
#13 - Double Lives
Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 18, 1998
A ""posse"" of overprivileged teenagers lures men from a gay bar, then beats them up. Pacific Blue investigates, but, despite the evidence, can't convict the kids because the victims -- closet homosexuals in high-level occupations -- refuse to testify. Victor goes undercover at the bar, hoping to be the posse's next victim. A federal drug case witness Chris helped guard two years ago -- and who she slept with, SEAN McGOVERN -- returns to town. The target of an assassin, he wants Chris' help getting into the Witness Protection Program, even though he skipped out of protective custody two years before and damaged her career as a result. As Chris wrestles with her decision whether or not to help him, she also must deal with T.C.'s jealousy. But the assassin catches up to McGovern... by taking Chris hostage. However, Pacific Blue defeats the assassin in the end, and McGovern's former associate is put behind bars. The Pacific Blue team participates in a golf tournament. Chris gets a hole-in-o
#14 - Users
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 16, 1998
Jamie goes undercover and befriends a fifteen-year-old snitch after he witnesses a murder. But a rogue Narc is controlling the kid, and is ultimately to blame for his death as well as two dealers. Monica Harper's sexual involvement with Commander McKinnon escalates. As their on-again, off-again relationship progresses, Bobby Cruz discovers his abusive nature and helps Monica trap McKinnon into backing off.
#15 - Thrill Week
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 29, 1998
At Pacific University, a fraternity is holding their annual Thrill Week in a house on the Pacific Blue beach. After a series of incidents, Russ and T.C. are sent in undercover to stop abusive hazing which includes sexual harassment for Bobby's sister, Theresa and other women.
#16 - Matters of the Heart
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 5, 1997
Following a violent robbery at a cafe, the Bike Squad discovers an abandoned baby. In searching for the mother, they find that the child was part of a black market baby-selling scheme. Cory goes undercover as a pregnant woman to find the baby seller, unprepared for the rush of maternal feelings the case will uncover for her. The cafe robber is arrested, but dies of a heart attack while in lockup. When it's learned that the robber was also a bike racer taking a powerful ""performance-enhancing"" drug, T.C. goes undercover to find the sellers, who operate out of a local bike shop, and befriends a guy hooked on the drug.
#17 - Lights Out
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 17, 1996
An anti-technology terrorist is setting bombs around the beach, and will only let T.C. and Victor dismantle them. He wants all power in Santa Monica shut down for twelve hours on the first of the month. An FBI agent comes in to assist the unit, butting heads with Palermo by making Chris his liaison. In the end, it's the Bike Patrol -- and not the FBI -- that discovers the bomber's true plan is to use the blackout to pull a multi-million dollar bank heist. While this is happening, T.C.'s girlfriend Sandy returns to live with him, with the condition that he not tell her anything about his job so she won't worry. But the agreement ends up making things harder on both of them.
#18 - Rapscallions
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 7, 1996
With help from some skinhead cronies, the new manager for an apartment building on the Venice Boardwalk makes life hell for the tenants. The owner wants to raze the existing building and build high-priced condos. Cory and T.C. are sent to ""maintain a presence"" to keep the situation from getting out of hand. One of the tenants, a former Navy SEAL/ war hero, refuses to budge. Despite constant run-ins with the manager and his gang, he refuses to press charges, making it impossible for T.C. and Cory to make any arrests. Palermo has woman trouble on two fronts. He's dating a woman several (noticeable) years his junior, which reinforces his fear that he's gotten old. Matters are complicated when his sixteen year-old daughter Jessie unexpectedly shows up to live with him and doesn't take kindly to the new female in his life. Lifeguard captain Mackie Smith is back, challenging the Bike Patrol to a roller-hockey game versus the lifeguards. The lifeguards show up with NHL hockey star Rob Blake p
#19 - Soul Mate
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 30, 1997
All the victims of a recent series of murders had earlier placed personal ads in a local paper. Chris and Cory enter the dating pool undercover, and in the course of the investigation, each meets the ""perfect"" man. When Cory's dream man attacks her (and escapes), Chris assumes her date is safe to pursue a relationship with -- unaware that it is the same man Cory dated, but with a different disguise. T.C. goes undercover in a wheelchair with ED TARLOW (from ""Wheels of Fire""), hoping to catch a thief who is stealing expensive wheelchairs for resale. During his assignment, he discovers the difficulties of the disabled, and meets a ""wheelchair groupie"" -- a woman who likes T.C. because she thinks he's disabled. Victor prepares for an upcoming ""bachelor auction"", secretly concerned that T.C. might receive a higher bid. At the auction, his fears prove unfounded when a third man unexpectedly proves more popular than both of them... Tony Palermo!
#20 - Sisters
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 7, 1997
Cory goes undercover to investigate a Hollywood madam's operation after one of her call girls -- who was blackmailing clients -- washes up on the beach. A Hollywood actress whose estranged sister is also a callgirl demands that Pacific Blue help tear her sister from the madam's clutches. T.C. and Victor wonder why three kids in succession would try to steal a very ugly brooch from a pawn shop, then discover that the boys are brothers. The father of the boys finally admits he mistakenly pawned his shrewish wife's brooch and sent his kids to steal it when he couldn't afford to buy it back. T.C. and Chris consummate their romance, but Chris has ""morning after"" regrets and pushes T.C. away, fearing she will lose her best friend. Eventually, both decide to take the risk and be in love, though secretly.
#21 - Avenging Angels
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 14, 1997
After a nightmare in which her dead mother shoots her in the course of arresting a suspect, Cory is injured in a car accident. As she works to rehabilitate her knee, Cory tries to decipher her mother's warning in the dream: ""Beware the simple things."" She decides it could be a message to quit the force and become a more well-rounded person. Two Korean twins use their flashy martial arts expertise to dispense vigilante justice along the boardwalk, attracting press attention and creating a headache for Pacific Blue. When the bike squad finally catches the twins, the duo reveals they were hoping to attract attention leading to a movie deal. Unfortunately, they've also attracted the attention of a criminal whose plan to distribute counterfeit money on the boardwalk has been scuttled as a result.
#22 - With This Ring
Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 21, 1997
A man is shot point-blank through the heart on the beach. In questioning the man's wife, Pacific Blue learns she hired two women to investigate her husband's suspected infidelities. Believing that the wife ordered her husband killed, Cory and Victor go undercover as a married couple to investigate the private investigators, and find that the women in charge lure men into compromising situations which they then videotape for the wives. T.C. and his brother TEDDY are shocked when their parents, ETHAN and CATHERINE CALLAWAY, decide to separate after thirty-five years of marriage.
#23 - Armed and Dangerous
Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Jan 11, 1998
When JESSIE PALERMO is shot at school, Palermo pulls out all the stops to find out who's dealing the guns to the students. He consults with local gun manufacturer CAVANAUGH, who is mystified that guns without serial numbers could leave his factory. T.C. goes undercover as a substitute teacher at the high school while Chris and Victor go undercover for a sting operation. The squad traces the guns back to the supplier -- KYLE CAVANAUGH, the factory owner's son... and the boyfriend of Jessie's best friend ERICA. After the shooting, Jessie returns to school but continues to suffer emotional turmoil. Her best friend, Erica, doesn't understand and becomes more involved with her boyfriend. Jessie does some investigating into the shooting on her own, but doesn't expect her assailant to be school geek JOSH TIMMONS, who had purchased the gun to ward off bullies.
#24 - Glass Houses
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 26, 1998
T.C. Callaway marries Chris Kelly in Las Vegas and takes over command of the bike patrol. After taking Russ Granger and Jamie Strickland, two raw recruits with attitude from the police academy, T.C. co-opts Bobby Cruz, a young Hispanic who has had previous problems with excessive violence while an L.A.P.D. officer, and a young, ambitious, sexy climber named Monica Harper to round out his new young team. Their first case takes them undercover to a college campus where a chemistry professor is moonlighting as a manufacturer of methamphetamine and his daughter is involved with students and bikers who are distributing the drugs.
#25 - Overkill
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 23, 1998
Jamie is attracted to a 20 year-old martial artist who saves her from a gang attack. After a series of homicides that Chris is working on, point to the martial artist as a suspect, he commits one last crime and is never heard from again. Russ and Bobby compete for the affections of a sexy French film star who's being stalked while in Santa Monica to promote her latest movie.