Goldie Gold and Action Jack

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Goldie Gold and Action Jack
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Developed bySteve Gerber
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
Executive producer(s)Joe Ruby & Ken Spears
Running time30 minutes
Production company(s)Ruby-Spears Enterprises
DistributorWorldvision Enterprises
Original networkABC
Original releaseSeptember 12 (1981-09-12) –
December 5, 1981 (1981-12-05)

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 to December 5, 1981.[1]

The show was rerun on Cartoon Network in 1994, and Boomerang in 2000.[2]


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.[3]

Voice cast[edit]

Episode list[edit]

Title Written by Air date
1"Night of the Crystal Skull"Steve GerberSeptember 12, 1981 (1981-09-12)
2"Pirate of the Airways"Mark EvanierSeptember 19, 1981 (1981-09-19)
3"Red Dust of Doom"Cliff Ruby
Elana Lesser
September 26, 1981 (1981-09-26)
4"Revenge of the Ancient Astronaut"Gary GreenfieldOctober 3, 1981 (1981-10-03)
5"Prophet of Doom"Christopher VaneOctober 10, 1981 (1981-10-10)
6"Night of the Walking Doom"Jeffrey Scott
Martin Pasko
October 17, 1981 (1981-10-17)
7"Island of Terror"Cliff Ruby
Elana Lesser
October 24, 1981 (1981-10-24)
8"Curse of the Snake People"Martin PaskoOctober 31, 1981 (1981-10-31)
9"Race Against Time"Cliff Ruby
Elana Lesser
November 7, 1981 (1981-11-07)
10"Menace of the Medallion"Cliff Ruby
Elana Lesser
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"Buzz DixonNovember 21, 1981 (1981-11-21)
12"The Return of the Man Beast"Mark EvanierNovember 28, 1981 (1981-11-28)
13"The Goddess of the Black Pearl"Cliff Ruby
Elana Lesser
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".


  1. ^ Perlmutter, David (2018). The Encyclopedia of American Animated Television Shows. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 252. ISBN 978-1538103739.
  2. ^ Erickson, Hal (2005). Television Cartoon Shows: An Illustrated Encyclopedia, 1949 Through 2003 (2nd ed.). McFarland & Co. pp. 383–384. ISBN 978-1476665993.
  3. ^ TV Guide Guide to TV. Barnes and Noble. 2004. pp. 257. ISBN 0-7607-5634-1.

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