Roger Clark's Kansas family visits the ocean for he first time, as son Bobby's tenth birthday wish. Mitch tries to coach him and his 'big' brother Chuck at beach Frisbee, but while e's distracted they wade too far after a lost Frisbee. Mitch can only safely rescue Chuck properly, meanwhile Bobby ha sunk. By the time he's rescued too, water in his longs is life-threatening. While Bobby is in coma and his mother bitches at Chuck's savior, lifeguard captain Russell debriefs the team. Disarming Hobie comforts Mitch and the family until Bobby awakes.