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.

Source: Mashed

Star Wars Droid viewers

Star Wars Droid Viewers reveal an IMAGE From TAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS EACH WITH oroid viewer STAR STAR WARS ARS - THEATERS 6 oroid viewers TO collect STAR WARS CRACKED.COM You could see an image from the movie before it premiered! In 2015, Cinnamon Toast Crunch got us all pumped for The Force Awakens with С-ЗРО, R2-D2 and BB-8 Droid Viewers that revealed a never-before seen frame from the movie.


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

Monster Mitts

Monster Mitts POST HONEY COMB ONE INSIDE THIS BOX PLASTIC MONSTER DATE - RAL CIVIL MITT I Association CRACKED.COM Year-round Halloween! In 1974, Honecomb offered plastic gloves with ghoulish designs like blue veins and eyeballs, red veins and spiders, a scaly sea monster, and one that looked like your skin was unzipping to expose your bones.

Source: Mr Breakfast

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


Cash Almond Wheat Rice Flakes Crispy & Delight brand CEREAL CRACKED COM The grandmother of all cereal box prizes! In 1986, every box of Almond Delight cereal had cash from around the world, and every 43rd box had U.S currency. Most prizes were worth less than a penny, but some were worth up to $500.

Source: Mr Breakfast

"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.

Source: Complex


Terrariums 10 Post MARSHMALLOW ALPHA- BITS Oats CRACKED.COM I know my love of gardening started in a box of Alpha-bits. Okay... That was a lie, but Alpha-bits cereal enticing kids to grow your own garden with one of three terrariums-Sweet Basil, Garden Cress, or Violet Queen Alyssum-back in 1980 was very odd but so very real.

Source: Complex 

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