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Old Capn CrunchCapn Crunch

Cap'n Crunch (1963)

Cap'n Crunch (1980's)

Quaker Oats Cap'n Crunch and Varieties

Created in 1963, Cap'n Horatio Crunch sails the S.S. Guppy with his first mate, Seadog (1963), and his crew of four kids. Their mission is to keep the cargo hold of cereal from falling into the hands of Jean LaFoote the Barefoot Pirate (1968).

"Cap'n Crunch stays crunchy even in milk." "It contains corn for punch and oats for crunch, sweetened just right."

Daws Butler, was the original voice of The Cap'n and crew member Alfie. June Foray played all the female characters as well as two of the kids on the Guppy's crew. Paul Frees was the narrator. Bill Scott voiced Jean LaFoote, crew member Dave, and Harry S. Hippo.

There has been over 100 varieties of Cap'n Cruch cereal. One of the stranger Cap'n Crunch cereals was Cap'n Crunch Ship Shake (1969/1970)--- a liquid cereal that came in three flavors: Chocolate Malt, Chocolate, and Strawberry. It was "as good for you as a bowl of oatmeal".

Cap'n Crunch's AirHeads Berries (1Q-2003) was basically a box of Crunch Berries shaped like balloons in 4 berry flavors. They also included a package of AirHeads free inside the box.

Cap'n Crunch's Fish Tales:

1. "The Cap'n is gone!" In 1985 and 1999, the Cap'n disappeared. In 1985, Kids collected clues from three different cereal back panels to solve where the Cap'n has gone. The answer was released December 14, 1985. (He was in the Milky Way!) In Winter 1999, the Cap'n disappeared again. This time kids could log on to the internet to help solve the clues. In Spring 2000, the Cap'n was back. Seems he was in Volcanica (at the center of the Earth) saving the Earth's supply of Crunchium.

2. The Cap'n Crunch image has been updated several times and, yes, an updated Cap'n did appear on the package following the 1985 Where's the Cap'n? promotion.

3. Cap'n Crunch's father's name is Admiral Horatio Crunch Sr. The Cap'n followed in his father's footsteps and became a great navigator of the seas. Along the way he discovered Crunch Island and began harvesting the ingredients for his cereal.

4. There is a story that an early box of Cap'n Crunch featured images of a snake, and a shark hanging by a noose with a spider in the shark's mouth. The message was that Cap'n Crunch could rid kids of these three fears. Has anyone actually seen this box, and can anyone verify this information?

Cap'n Crunch Home Run Crunch Crunchberry Oops All Berries Oops Smashed Berries
Mystery Volcano Crunch Sea Creature Berries Polar Crunch Peanut Butter Crunch Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch
Halloween Crunch Superman Crunch Christmas Crunch Christmas Crunch 2007 Christmas Crunch

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Crunch Kids

Alfie, Carlyle, Dave, and Brunhilde

Quaker Oats Cap'n Crunch Cereal
Alfie (left), Carlyle (middle left), Dave (middle right), and Brunhilde (right) crewed of the S. S. Guppy. They helped Cap'n Crunch and Seadog protect the cargo hold of Cap'n Crunch cereal which "stays crunchy, even in milk". Daws Butler voiced Alfie. June Foray played Brunhilde and Carlyle. Bill Scott voiced Dave.

Supposedly, in 1998, Quaker Oats has added three new characters in Canada, named "Billy", "Betty" and "Bang".

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Woody

Woody

Quaker Oats Cap'n Crunch Cereal
Woody (circa 1969 - 1971) never appeared on a cereal box but he did appear in series of commercials created for Cap'n Crunch cereal where they visited Crunch Island. We are not sure if those commercials were ever aired however. Woody was a semaphore flag man for the S.S. Guppy. The signal he is sending in this image is "Man Overboard".

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seadog

Seadog

Quaker Oats Cap'n Crunch Cereal
Quaker Oats Vanilly Crunch Cereal
seadog box
Seadog (1963) serves as first mate on Cap'n Crunch's ship The S. S. Guppy. He represented Vanilly Crunch in 1972.

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Jean LaFoote

Jean LaFoote

Quaker Oats Cap'n Crunch's Cinnamon Crunch Cereal
Jean LaFoote, the Barefoot Pirate, was notorious for his attempts to steal Cap'n Crunch's cargo of cereal. "You can't get away with the Crunch, because the crunch always gives you away." Bill Scott was the voice of Jean LaFoote.

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Magnolia Bulkhead

Magnolia Bulkhead

Quaker Oats Cap'n Crunch Cereal
Magnolia "Maggy" Bulkhead was an early nemesis of Cap'n Crunch. Her "evil intentions" were to marry Cap'n Crunch! Of course, the Cap'n wanted nothing to do with this.

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smedley

Smedley the Elephant

Quaker Oats Peanut Butter Crunch Cereal
Smedley (1969) would do anything (like rollerskate or ride a bicycle) to get his cereal, but he also usually squashed those things.

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Harry S. Hippo

Harry S. Hippo

Quaker Oats Punch Crunch Cereal
Punch Crunch Box
Harry S. Hippo was a sea-going hippo in a mates uniform. He was one of the Cap'n Crunch cereal characters. Punch Crunch was advertised as "little pink rings with the big pink flavor --- just like fruit punch". Bill Scott was the voice of Harry S Hippo.

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Wilma Whale

Wilma the Winsome White Whale

Quaker Oats Vanilly Crunch Cereal
Wilma Whale
Wilma the Winsome White Whale represented Vanilly Crunch ("crispy, creamy, colored globes of goodness") in 1973. You will notice Cap'n Crunch's ship, the S.S. Guppy anchored in the background. Check out the two different images of Wilma. "Hello sailor" Wilma (left) was replaced by the more kid-friendly Wilma image (right).

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chocko

Chockle
the Blob

Quaker Oats Choco Crunch Cereal
chocko crunch
Chockle the Blob (1982) was a shape-shifting blob of chocolate chip cookie dough.

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CrunchBerry Beast

Crunchberry Beast

Quaker Oats Cap'n Crunch's Crunch Berries Cereal
Crunchberry Beast (1967), or "C.B." for short, was found on Crunchberry Island which had an abundance of crunchy berries that tasted like strawberries.

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CrunchlingCrunchium Thief

Crunchling

Crunchium Thief

Quaker Oats Cap'n Crunch Cereal
Crunchlings (2000) live in Volcanica. Crunchberries give the Crunchlings their thick, lustrous and colorful fur. The Crunchium isotope, found in Crunchium (the 13th element in the Periodic Breakfast Table of Elements, discovered in the late-1930s by Professor Dewey Luvettnhow) is what keeps the Crunchlings so cheerful and energetic. Crunchium is the secret ingredient that gives Cap'n Crunch cereal its unique, sweet taste!

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Crunch Alien

Capt'n Crunch Alien

Quaker Oats Cap'n Crunch's CoZmic Crunch
Crunch Alien
A green, one-eyed, Cap'n Crunch Alien adds Orange Space Dust to this fruit-flavored corn and oat cereal which turns milk green. The cereal itself takes the shapes of moons, stars, and planets. A successful foreign launch led to a U.S. invasion. (French box shown).

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Deep Sea Crunch

Shark and Turtle

Quaker Oats Cap'n Crunch's Deep-Sea Crunch
Deep Sea Crunch featured a Shark and a Turtle, along with Cap'n Crunch in a diving mask. The cereal featured a lot of natural fruit-flavored shapes.

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Sidney or Snyder Soggy

The Soggies

Quaker Oats Cap'n Crunch Cereal
Sylvester Soggy
The Soggies (mid-1980's), Snyder (pictured above left, with red hat) and Sylvester (above right), were a couple of gooey looking guys lead by "Squish" the Sogmaster (the robot pictured at bottom instructing his minions on how to attack Cap'n Crunch Cereal).
Sogmaster

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Crunch Robot

Cap'n Crunch Robot

Quaker Oats Cap'n Crunch Cereal
Interesting robot with Cap'n Crunch cereal box body. Not much is known about this character that appeared in one cereal commercial.

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Rugrats Go Wild Berries

Tommy Pickles and Spike

Quaker Oats Cap'n Crunch Rugrats Go Wild Berries Cereal
Tommy Pickles and his dog Spike from Nickelodeon's Rugrats appeared with Cap'n Crunch in this 2003 cereal with shapes that turned blue when you added milk. This was a tie-in with the 2003 Movie "Rugrats Go Wild".

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Rugrats Go Wild Movie Shapes

Tommy Pickles and Eliza Thornberry

Quaker Oats Cap'n Crunch Crunchberries with Rugrats Go Wild Movie Shapes
Tommy Pickles from Rugrats and Eliza Thornberry from Nickelodeon's The Wild Thornberrys appeared with Cap'n Crunch in this 2003 cereal. This was a tie-in with the 2003 Movie "Rugrats Go Wild". It was a crossover moviw which included characters from both TV shows.

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