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General Mills
Kaboom


Kaboom From: General Mills
Introduced in 1969

  • Kaboom! Cereal appears in Quentin Tarantino's 2003 film "Kill Bill: Vol. 1" as a hiding place for Vivica A. Fox's gun. Interestingly, the film also features Lucy Liu and Uma Thurman sharing the lines of the Trix Cereal catchphrase "Silly rabbit... Trix are for kids".

This cereal was described on one of the first boxes like this: "100% minimum daily requirements of vitamins and iron in 1 oz. sugary oat cereal with marshmallows and stars!"

The cereal pieces were colorful pieces meant to resemble the smiling face of a clown. The marshmallows came in the shapes of circus animals.


Kaboom Cereal in Kill Bill Volume One


In a 1984 episode (#1529) of Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood, Mr. Rogers takes a trip down the cereal aisle where you can see Kaboom cereal along with other discontinued favorites like Pac-Man Cereal, Donkey Kong Cereal and Buc-Wheats.


Kaboom Cereal In 1984 with Mr. Rogers



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This cereal belongs to the following Mr Breakfast Cereal Families:
  • The Marshmallow Madness Cereal Family


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    Comments About This Cereal
    What do you think of Kaboom?

    Overall Average Rating = 5 (out of 5)

    View all 88 comments for this cereal.


    By Eighties Baby

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    I am an eighties baby and I remember this was my favorite cereal. I want it back in the original formula!

    Comment submitted: 8/26/2014 (#17566)



    By lyssa

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    Yes! Bring it back. I remember it as a child and was going to order it off Amazon but a few people said they changed the cereal from oat to corn and it tastes bad. But I used to love this cereal. It would be awesome if my son could taste my favorite cereal but make it the right way please.

    Comment submitted: 6/29/2014 (#17266)



    By PappytheHippie

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    I loved the squid ink combination of food coloring that leeched into the milk making it a disgusting hue of purple brown. xoxo

    Comment submitted: 5/24/2014 (#17095)



    By Jay

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    Bring them back!

    Comment submitted: 5/7/2014 (#17027)



    By Postman

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    No, it has been discontinued.

    Comment submitted: 4/24/2014 (#16977)



    By Vespa

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    I love this cereal. Can you still buy it?

    Comment submitted: 4/17/2014 (#16955)



    By Bigmanfw

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    I remember Kaboom cereal when it came out in 1969. My family lived in Denver, CO, and remembering the delivery boy that came to the back door of our house. I was five years old then. Kaboom cereal was a special moment because we usually ate Malt-O-Meal farina hot cereal. Great moment of my youth.

    Comment submitted: 4/12/2014 (#16943)



    By V.J. Okay

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    I love this cereal, but can you still buy it? I haven't seen it in a long time.

    Comment submitted: 4/8/2014 (#16931)



    By Dr. A.

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    The best ever... I lived on this stuff as a kid.

    Comment submitted: 3/23/2014 (#16445)



    Official Member: Team BreakfastBy j3px1 (Team Breakfast Member)

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    As a 12-year-old, this was good. It's just that it turned my.... ahem... it gave me the most colorful you-know-what in the neighborhood. Which was pretty funny to look at. If you're a 12 year old boy.

    Comment submitted: 2/18/2014 (#16097)



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