The 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage (1991)

USA, 31 March -26 May 1991
1 series, 7 episodes, average 50m
stereo, English

An American fantasy television series.


17th century pirate Black Jack Savage was hung in the courtyard of his castle. To avoid spending eternity in , he must save one life for every one that he's taken. In modern day New York, corrupt businessman Barry Tarberry flees stock market fraud charges and ends up on the island of San Pietro, buying the estate that once belonged to Black Jack. The ghost of Jack tells him that he too will end up in Hell unless he changes a way and they strike a deal – in Barry helps him on his mission, he can half can have half credit toward his own afterlife.

Alternative Titles

As 100 Vidas de Black Jack – Brazilian title
Las 100 vidas de Jack Savage – Spanish title
Las 100 vies de Black Jack Savage – French title
Disney Presents The 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage – alternative title


Pilot (31 March 1991)
A Pirate Story (5 April 1991)
A Day in the Life of Logan Murphy (12 April 1991)
Deals are Made to Be Broken (19 April 1991)
Look for the Union Label (12 May 1991)
The Not-So-Great Dictator (19 May 1991)
For Whom the Wedding Bell Tolls (26 May 1991)


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