The most popular program in the history of television also boasts the hottest assemblage of sun-soaked eye-candy in the history of the species. Coincidence? Oh, come now! Baywatch, the saga of lusciously buxom lifeguards led by the ever-intrepid David Hasselhoff, initially bombed as an NBC series in 1989. The following year, however, the show hit unprecedented heights of success in global syndication, thus proving that universal understanding comes down to ultra-hot babes with built-in flotation devices packed into tight swimsuits running in slow motion.