Sugar, a cartoon mascot, and once in a while, a jaw-dropping toy in the box… Cereal has always had us begging our parents for more. Here’s 15 absolute gems found in cereal boxes over the years.

Poppin' Ships

Poppin'Ships CRACKED.COM Real life Battleship, anyone? In the 1960's Cap'n Crunch offered 3 handheld galleon ships with a little button that, if hit with a flicked marble, would explode into pieces.

Source: MeTV

Steve Urkel for President campaign buttons

Steve Urkel For President Campaign Buttons Urkelos Urkelos Ralston SWEETENED DEREAL NEW! - URKEL IDM PRESIDENT FREE CAMPRIGE INSIDE HOLIDE WASHINGTON WIN YOUR - - by TRIP . D.C.I TO NET WT 11 OZ 2mg CRACKED.COM Not enough 90s nostalgia out there for ya? Love him or barely tolerate him, Steve Urkel had his own cereal in 1991, and Urkel-Os promoted itself with some nifty campaign buttons and a sweepstakes for a trip to Washington D.C.

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Pink Panther 5-in-1 Spy Kit

Pink Panther 5in 1 Spy Kit INSIDE THIS BOX ONE PINKPANTHER 5-1SPY KIT MADE OF STURDY PLASTIC SECRET MESSAGE ACTUAL SIZE SLOT 5% INCHES SECRET SIGNAL WHISTLE SECRET TELESCOPE CRACKED.COM Anyone remember Pink Panther Flakes? In 1973, the short-lived Pink Panther Flakes offered an all-purpose spy kit with a secret whistle, magnifying glass, telescope, and a message slot all hiding in what looked like a harmless Pink Panther figurine.

Source: MeTV

Hit songs on vinyl

Hit Songs On Vinyl ABC THE YOUNG AlphA FOLKS THE JACKSON FIV Bits CEREAL GRACKED COM The Jackson 5's АВС on a box of Alpha-Bits, and The Archies' Sugar, Sugar on Sugar Crisp just makes sense. Okay, they weren't in the box, but cut outs of vinyl recordings from these groups, The Monkees, and Bobby Sherman on cereal boxes were very common in the 1970s.

Source: MeTV

"Atomic" submarines

Atomic Submarines FREE AtomicSub MODEL CRACKED.COM Plutonium not included. In the early 60s, Kellogg's cereals offered small plastic submarines that, when fueled by baking powder, would actually submerge themselves and race around the bathtub.

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