Black Jack Savage - The Disney production THE
100 LIVES OF BLACK JACK SAVAGE/NBC/1991 told the tale of Black Jack Savage
(Steven Williams), the ghost of a legendary 17th century Caribbean pirate who
was teamed with Barry Tarberry (Daniel Hugh-Kelly), a crooked Wall Street
wheeler-dealer who both needed to save 100 souls to compensate for the damage
done by their sinful life.
Barry Tarberry and Black Jack Savage
Unfortunately, once Black Jack left the safety of his castle haunt on
San Pietro Island, he was fair game for the Snarks (who could transport Jack
back to Hell through an entrance at the base the tree where he was originally
To battle the Snarks, both Black Jack and his human counterpart Tarberry
teamed up to defeat these hellish spirits so they could get about saving souls
and thus win their way into salvation.
Aiding them in their mission was inventor
Logan "F.X." Murphy (Steve Hytner) who fashioned a "snark buster" (resembling a
vacuum cleaner) to ward off these sniveling, soul snatching netherworld
nuisances. Logan called the machine a "Proton Ion Positive Negative Field
Adjuster." a con-artist millionaire to salvage souls of others in exchange for
their own redemption from perdition.
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