Goldie Gold and Action Jack

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Goldie Gold and Action Jack
Directed byRudy Larriva
John Kimball
Voices ofJudy Strangis
Sonny Melendrez
Booker Bradshaw
Music byDean Elliott
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of episodes13
Production
Executive producer(s)Joe Ruby & Ken Spears
Running time30 minutes
Production company(s)Ruby-Spears Enterprises
DistributorWorldvision Enterprises
Warner Bros. Television
Release
Original networkABC
Original releaseSeptember 12, 1981 –
September 5, 1982

Goldie Gold and Action Jack is a 30-minute Saturday morning animated series produced by Ruby-Spears Enterprises that aired for one season on ABC from September 12, 1981 to December 5, 1981. It was part of a hour long action block with another of its own creations Thundarr the Barbarian under the name The Goldie/Thundarr Hour.[citation needed]

Plot[edit]

The series follows the random adventures of Goldie Gold, a blond-and-beautiful teenage heiress whose late parents left her a newspaper called The Gold Street Journal and her boyfriend, ace reporter "Action Jack" Travis, who works very closely with Goldie and her dog Nugget. Also frequently seen is Jack's boss, GSJ editor Sam Gritt. Thirteen episodes were produced.[1]

Voice cast[edit]

Episode list[edit]

Title Air date
1"Night of the Crystal Skull"September 12, 1981 (1981-09-12)
2"Pirate of the Airways"September 19, 1981 (1981-09-19)
3"Red Dust of Doom"September 26, 1981 (1981-09-26)
4"Revenge of the Ancient Astronaut"October 3, 1981 (1981-10-03)
5"Prophet of Doom"October 10, 1981 (1981-10-10)
6"Night of the Walking Doom"October 17, 1981 (1981-10-17)
7"Island of Terror"October 24, 1981 (1981-10-24)
8"Curse of the Snake People"October 31, 1981 (1981-10-31)
9"Race Against Time"November 7, 1981 (1981-11-07)
10"Menace of the Medallion"November 14, 1981 (1981-11-14)
Jack and Goldie investigate a series of bizarre crimes, all of which involve a strange medallion.
11"Pursuit Into Peril"November 21, 1981 (1981-11-21)
12"The Return of the Man Beast"November 28, 1981 (1981-11-28)
13"The Goddess of the Black Pearl"December 5, 1981 (1981-12-05)
An undead king returns from the grave and uses an herb to brainwash Goldie into becoming his wife, the Goddess of the Black Pearl.

Home media[edit]

  • In 1985, a Goldie Gold and Action Jack VHS was released by Worldvision Enterprises and contained the episodes "Night of the Crystal" and "Red Dust of Doom".
  • A second VHS tape, Goldie Gold and Action Jack: Solid Gold Adventures, was released in 1986 and contained the episodes "Island of Terror" and "Revenge of the Ancient Astronaut".

References[edit]

  1. ^ TV Guide Guide to TV. Barnes and Noble. 2004. p. 257. ISBN 0-7607-5634-1.

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