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Are you a cereal lover like me? Remember any of these short-lived cereals?  A lot of them were introduced in conjunction with a popular movie or cartoon and when the hype went away so did the cereal flavor. Here’s a list of 34 with some dating back to the 1970s. How good is your memory?

  • Vanilly Crunch – 1971-early 1980s, birthday cake flavored Cap’n Crunch balls
  • Pink Panther Flakes – 1972-1974, neon pink frosted corn cereal
  • Donkey Kong Crunch – 1982-1984, barrel-shaped crunchy corn cereal
  • Strawberry Honeycomb – 1983-2002, strawberry-flavored honeycomb-shaped cereal
  • Pac-Man – 1983-1988, corn cereal with Pac Man-shaped marshmallows
  • Smurf Berry Crunch – 1983-1988, red and blue corn puffs in berry flavor
  • T Cereal – 1984-1993, corn and oat cereal pieces shaped like the letter T
  • C3Pos – 1984-1986, infinity-shaped honey sweetened oat, wheat and corn cereal
  • Ghostbusters Cereal – 1985-1990, oat cereal shaped like the Ghostbusters logo in a glow-in-the-dark box along with ghost-shaped marshmallows
  • Nerds – 1985- late 1980s, 2 separate tangy flavors divided in one box like the candies
  • Rainbow Brite Cereal – 1985-1990, fruit-flavored rainbow-shaped cereal pieces
  • Spiderman Cereal – 1985-1990s, spiderweb-shaped cereal with marshmallows

There are many more, and you can check them out HERE – and see how many you remember!