Latino Heritage Month Hero Video: Dick Tracy’s sidekick Go Go Gomez

by P. D. GONZALEZ on September 22, 2014 in Cartoons, Cultura, Video


Dick Tracy’s 1961 TV cartoon partner Go Go Gomez saves the day in The Copy Cat Caper.

JOEJITSUThe show’s portrayal of Gomez and co-star Joe Jitsu (photo) was controversial when they were re-run in the 1990s:

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Nick Zukin September 22, 2014 at 11:54 PM

It wasn’t controversial at the time. The news report isn’t from the early ’60s when the Dick Tracy cartoons were originally on the air, but from the early 1990s when they were being shown as 30 year old re-runs.

http://articles.latimes.com/1990-08-02/entertainment/ca-1506_1_joe-jitsu

Chale Knickerbocker September 23, 2014 at 1:14 AM

Oh, interesting. Thanks for the correction, Nick!

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