Golden Dog, The (television) Television show; aired on January 2, 1977. Directed by William Stierwalt and Fred R. Krug. A ghost tries to help his two former gold-mining partners get along with each other. His first plot backfires as the two practically tear the town apart looking for suspected gold, but later he strands them in the desert, and they have to help each other, deciding that friendship is more important than gold. Stars Paul Brinegar, Alan Napier.