Goldie Gold and Action Jack
Title card
Developed bySteve Gerber
Written byMark Evanier
Directed byRudy Larriva
John Kimball
Voices ofJudy Strangis
Sonny Melendrez
Booker Bradshaw
Music byDean Elliott
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of episodes13
Executive producersJoe Ruby and Ken Spears
Running time30 minutes
Production companyRuby-Spears Enterprises
Original release
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, 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 Cocker Spaniel, Nugget. Also frequently seen is Jack's boss, GSJ editor Sam Gritt. Thirteen episodes were produced.[3]

Voice cast

Episode list

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)
The Oracle makes a series of predictions, all of which come true. Could he be the one making them possible?
7"Island of Terror"Cliff Ruby
Elana Lesser
October 24, 1981 (1981-10-24)
A gloved hand that can move by itself targets three wealthy entrepreneurs.
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)
The Steel Claw goes into the past to turn the ancestors of the Stern family into lizard-like mutants. He takes Goldie, Jack, and Nugget along for the ride, and they get help from Goldie's ancestor, Lotta Gold.
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)
A gang of criminals are after Mogani's Magic Box. Note: This episode's plot is very similar to Raiders Of The Lost Ark, which was released a few months before this episode aired.
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


  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.
  4. ^ "Saturday Morning Cartoons – 1980s: Volume 1 – Animated Views".