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Ralston G.I. Joe Action Stars (1985)
|A whole series of boxes featured different soldiers. G.I. Joe is an action figure for boys.|
The Addams FamilyRalston Addams Family Cereal
|The Addams Family (1991) appeared on cereal boxes following Paramount Pictures movie by the same title. The Addams Family cereal is "the creepy crunchy cereal with the great taste you'll scream for".|
Rainbow BriteRalston Rainbow Brite Cereal
|Rainbow Brite (1985) was based upon this popular doll and cartoon.|
SpidermanRalston Spiderman Cereal
|Spiderman is the highly popular web-slinging Marvel superhero. The cereal contained "Crunchy 'spider-webs' with exciting marshmallow shapes". The spider-webs were basically sweetended rice chex.|
Ghostbusters GhostRalston Ghostbusters Cereal,
Ralston The Real Ghostbusters Cereal,
Ralston Slimmer and The Real Ghostbusters Cereal,
Ralston Ghostbusters 2 Cereal
|"Who you gonna call?" Ghostbusters (1985), and the 1989 sequel Ghostbusters 2, are based upon the hit movies by the same name. The Real Ghostbusters (1988) is based on the cartoon which premiered in 1986. The Ghostbusters campaign was developed from concept to advertising by Alan Snedeker. It was one of the few commerecials to ever win an EFFIE (an advertising award for sales created by the advertising).|
SlimerRalston Slimmer and The Real Ghostbusters Cereal
|Slimer joined the cereal box in 1990 after his name got added to the animated series in 1989. The Ghostbusters are: Egon Spengler, Ray Stantz, Peter Venkman, and Winston Zeddmore. Janine Melnitz was their resourceful administrative assistant and part-time Ghostbuster.|
Nintendo's MarioRalston Nintendo Action Cereal System
|Mario (1988) is a nice little Italian plumber and video game hero. This cereal featured Super Mario on one side and Link (Zelda) on the other. You got two cereals in one box: Fruity and Berry. There were 5 different box designs manufactured. Each design featured different games scenes on the front of the box.|
Nintendo! It's a cereal wow!
Nintendo! Super Mario jumps!
Nintendo! It's a fruit flavored crunch!
|Ralston Donkey Kong Cereal (1982/1983)|
|Characters included Mario, a princess in distress, and Donkey Kong the Giant Ape. This cereal was based upon Mario's first video game. Donkey Kong cereal has the "sweet crunchy corn taste will drive you ape".|
Donkey Kong Junior
|Ralston Donkey Kong Junior Cereal (1983/844)|
|Donkey Kong Junior is the cute offspring of Donkey Kong. He too got his own cereal following a successful Nintendo game. We understand this was a mixture of strawberry and banana flavors.|
Cabbage Patch KidsRalston Cabbage Patch Kids Cereal
|Cabbage Patch Kids (1985) are unique dolls which were once the "must have" Christmas present for young girls. The jingle went something like this:|
Is so yummy tasting fun to eat,
Low in sugar too,
Cabbage Patch Kids Cereal
Is so good, good, good for you...
The JetsonsRalston The Jetsons Cereal
|The Jetsons (1990) are a space-age cartoon family. George works for Spacely Sprockets, Jane is his shopping-happy wife, Elroy is his son, and Judy is his daughter. Astro is their dog, and Rosey is the household servant. The cereal had an "apple and cinnamon flavor with real apple bits".Meet the Jetsons|
BarbieRalston Breakfast With Barbie
|Barbie (1989) is based on Mattel's best selling doll of all-time. The jingle went something like this:|
"Hurry up, or we'll be late
For a breakfast date with Barbie.
The sun's up for a beautiful start, with fruit-flavored B's and bows.
Stars and cars and hearts --- Fruit flavored breakfast with Barbie!"
King AyummayummaRalston Fruit Islands
|King Ayummayumma and his trusty side-kick Hee Hee (1987). Fruit Islands was a sweetened cereal with real apple bits. "All natural cherry, orange, lemon and other fruit flavors".|
There was a chant that went something like this...
We got the fruit in the new Fruit Islands cereal.
You can say it too...
With the King himself giving the three guffaws at the end.
If you know the rest of the words, please let me know.
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