TENTACLES, PART II - Mitch, taken hostage and held at gunpoint, performs surgery on an escaped convict with a bullet wound. Stephanie’s sister Caroline visits with her fiancée, an environmental investigator, who is mysteriously attacked underwater in a high stakes double-cross.
- Episode guest stars Kristian Alfonso and Peter Reckell are the daytime supercouple Hope and Bo Brady from Days of Our Lives. The two at the time were not on the soap and never shared screen time on this episode. Interestingly, Alfonso's character's lover's name was "Brady," and is played by Bo Eason.
- In spite of the title, the giant octopus from Part I is not seen or even mentioned in this episode.
- First appearance of Yasmine Bleeth as Caroline Holden would join the cast the next season as a regular.