The 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage

Last Updated on: February 14th, 2023

The 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage“The 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage” is a television series that aired on NBC in 1991. The show was produced by Stephen J. Cannell, who was known for creating a number of popular television shows in the 1980s and 1990s.

The premise of the show follows a former Caribbean pirate named Black Jack Savage, who is released from prison and tasked with completing 100 good deeds in order to redeem himself. Along the way, he teams up with a wealthy businessman named Renny Sinclair to help people in need and battle evil forces.

The show featured a mix of action, adventure, and comedy, with a touch of the supernatural. It starred Steven Williams as Black Jack Savage and Thomas Ian Griffith as Renny Sinclair, and also featured a supporting cast that included Roma Downey and Bert Rosario.

Despite its intriguing premise and talented cast, “The 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage” only lasted for one season, with a total of eight episodes airing before the show was canceled. Nevertheless, the show has developed a cult following over the years, and its mix of swashbuckling adventure and moral redemption continues to resonate with audiences.

Additional Details:

  • Year of Debut: 1991
  • Year of Finale: 1991
  • Type of Series: Live-Action
  • TV Channel/Platform: NBC
  • IMDB Link


  • Stoney Jackson: Black Jack Savage (pilot episode)
  • Steven Williams: Black Jack Savage (series)
  • Roma Downey: Danielle
  • Daniel Hugh Kelly: Barry Tarberry
  • Bert Rosario: Abel Vasquez
  • Steve Hytner: Logan “FX” Murphy


  • Creators: James Wong, Glen Morgan and Stephen J. Cannell
  • Executive Producer: Stephen J. Cannell

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