Cereal of the Eighties, Crispy Critters
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LOVED this cereal! It was not even sugar loaded but soooo tasty (like animal crackers). Remember the song? "Crispy Critters, a good wholesome bunch. A low sugar cereal with lots of CRrrrunch! It's andoobidly, andoobidly, andoobidly DELICOUS!!"
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Jamie R. - June 26, 2007 - Report this comment
I remember being five years old, sitting at the dining room table for breakfast. My dad had just got home from working graveyard shift, and proceeded to make me and my brother a bowl of crispy critters, because we loved the cereal so. What he didn't know was that the milk had gone sour, so when we took that first spoonful, we thought there was something wrong with the crispy critters! Needless to say, that was the last time we ever ate the cereal.
Andy C - August 03, 2007 - Report this comment
This was my favorite Ever Cereal. I miss it so much. Nobody I know remembers it but me. Somehow they need to bring it back!
Tanya. B - October 27, 2007 - Report this comment
I can remember part of the commerical...crispy critters a ______ bunch, a _____ cereal with lots of c-runch, theyre indubitably , indubitably , delicious, its funny how i cant remember some of my childhood but some of this song is still lodged in my brain...
amanda - November 20, 2007 - Report this comment
i loved this cereal but even more i liked the comercial all the animals were so cute
Amanda - January 09, 2008 - Report this comment
Oh my goodness! I was trying and trying to figure out what this cereal was called. I'm glad Im not the only person out there to remember crispy critters. I remember this was such good cereal.
Christy - February 19, 2008 - Report this comment
My cousins used to call me Crispy Critter. I always liked this cereal, they tasted kind of like Kix, only....crispier....so good!
rob - March 13, 2008 - Report this comment
hello we're crispy critters, how do you do? crispy critters cereal is entirely new.
Larry - March 16, 2008 - Report this comment
It was and to this day still is my most favorite cereal ever. I have written Post many times but got no where with my request. Hopefully some day they will bring it back.
Nicci - April 07, 2008 - Report this comment
As I lay here with my hubby reminiscing over the 80s, I started singing the jingle word for word. Of course he looked at me and said, "Baye, you're nuts!" I didn't think I remembered the whole jingle...I swear I liked it more than the cereal. LOL. It was catchy!!!
julie - May 13, 2008 - Report this comment
I remember fondly pulling up to my Sister's house for breakfast, when there on her porch her cat sat eating a field mouse-while surrounded by "Crispy Critters" that my Nephew had spilled-YUMMY!
suzQ - October 13, 2008 - Report this comment
oh yes they re crispy critters a wonderful bunch a wholesome crispy cereal with tons of cr-runch yes indubitable, indubitable deliciouse! mmmmmm
jeslynn26 - November 01, 2008 - Report this comment
This cereal was gross, but the shapes were cool so i ate it up.
buffy - December 12, 2008 - Report this comment
I have wondered what happened to this cereal for years. It's a really good memory.
Andrea - December 18, 2008 - Report this comment
Best cereal and great commercial!
mc - February 25, 2009 - Report this comment
my favorite cereal as a child 70's and if it was around it still would be, always hoped it would come back on the market, uncertain to why it disappeared, it made a brief resurface, then was gone again. Uncertain as to the actual dates.
Izbiff - April 08, 2009 - Report this comment
i very vividly remember going to church ( i was about 6 years old) and getting sick in a trash can during my Sunday school class...those critters weren't so crispy anymore. i never ate that cereal again. (although i remember it being delicious)
Laura - April 11, 2009 - Report this comment
why did they discontinue that cereal anyway? It was one of my favorites and low in sugar tasted good and was good for you too. That's why I don't understand why they stopped making it. It was the best cereal!!
Meir - September 03, 2009 - Report this comment
Best cereal ever. nuff said
Jennifer - September 09, 2009 - Report this comment
Loved this cereal! I got a book out of the box that had the main Crispy Critter on it. I still have the book and it's now in my kids collection of books! Cereal box toys of the 80's! Awesome!!
Toyguy - September 11, 2009 - Report this comment
Crispy Critters a good wholesome bunch. A low suger cereal with lots of Ca-runch. It's funny but whenever I'm playing a video game that involves killing enemies with fire or lightening or any other burny type weapon I think of the above lyrics. I'm twisted like that.
arachal - October 17, 2009 - Report this comment
Here's how it went: "Hello my name is Crispy how do you do? Crispy Critters cereal it's entirely new. It's indubitably delicious!"
Jennifer - October 19, 2009 - Report this comment
Toyguy is right about the jingle...holy cow! Crispy Critters. It WAS good, and it did it without being sweet. What the H, Post?? Bring it back!
Retronut - January 21, 2010 - Report this comment
I never did like this cereal. Stuff tasted cardboard with milk on it.
Tiffany - February 11, 2010 - Report this comment
All I can say is YUM!
Bryan - March 05, 2010 - Report this comment
I used to throw my winter coat in the air so that it would land in some unusual way. Then I would grab some Crispy Critters and would make the coat my little zoo.
Smooshees_Rock - June 08, 2010 - Report this comment
CRISPY CRITTERS!!!! I have a little Goldenbook about the cereal. The cereal was AWESOME. They have a C.C. commercial on youtube. Brought back memories. I read on Wikipedia that the 80's were the 2nd try of this unsuccessful cereal! Who says it was unsuccessful? I LOVE CRISPY CRITTERS!
DJ AILURANTHROPE/Christian t - June 12, 2010 - Report this comment
i remember learning to read from a crispy critters book
Hoop - October 27, 2010 - Report this comment
My mom used to buy this for us, but I know she really wanted it herself! I wish they had never discontinued Crispy Critters...LOVE THEM!!!
Tasha - January 02, 2011 - Report this comment
My brother's name is Chris B. So I would constantly call him ChrisBCritter... he would get so upset and cry about it. I thought it was hilarious! I still bring it up.
Starfighter - January 13, 2011 - Report this comment
Great cereal. I have two of the original Golden Books. My kids love the Birthday Story. Ah Cha Cha Cha!
RugbyGirl - June 12, 2011 - Report this comment
This was my favorite cereal! Well, this and Count Chocula. I can still taste it if I close my eyes. What I wouldn't give for another box.
mimitchi33 - July 18, 2011 - Report this comment
Post, please bring the Crispy Critters back! And with Crispy as the spokesperson for them, too! And I was so angry that they never made a Crispy plush, but they made a Linus plush in the 60's. WHY? (I was thinking of Post doing the retro box thing like they currently did with Captain Crunch.)
nancy parry - August 04, 2011 - Report this comment
i was called crispy ritter as a kid my last name was ritter lol
Tommy - September 30, 2011 - Report this comment
I loved this stuff. I remember going over to my babysitter's house and this was always my choice.
Eva - October 26, 2011 - Report this comment
Karen - April 10, 2012 - Report this comment
have been thinking about this cereal lately.. wish it would make a comeback :) .. loved it..
Kelly W - September 10, 2013 - Report this comment
Crispy Critters wasn't a cereal of the 1980s, but actually was introduced in the latter 1960s! Anyone wanting to take the time can check out a vintage 1960s Crispy Critters commercial where a herd of tiny animals trampled a lion while the jingle sang "The one and only cereal that comes in the shape of animals". Whoever titled the original discussion was probably not aware that this cereal broke on the scene more than fifteen years earlier.
Malleus Maleficarum - April 01, 2014 - Report this comment
I can't believe other people remember this cereal! I'm in good company, then. And talk about genius advertising - I've had this song stuck in my head, on and off, since the mid-1980's! This made my day.
Erin - April 05, 2015 - Report this comment
The word is "Indubitably"
60's cereal eater - March 13, 2016 - Report this comment
When they dropped napalm on targets in Vietanm they soldiers would call what was left "Crispy Critters." The commercial during Saturday morning cartoons was a classic great. The one and only cereal that comes in the shape of animals.
T3xmex - October 23, 2016 - Report this comment
This was my favorite cereal. Does anyone remember the sheet of stickers that came with every box?
Kimh - November 09, 2016 - Report this comment
Crispy Critters and Smurfberry Crunch were my favorite cereals as a kid.
Rob Lambert - May 17, 2017 - Report this comment
Post Crispy Critters was introduced in 1963. The king of beastly cartoons, Linus the Lionhearted, was the star (voiced by actor/producer Sheldon Leonard). The more colorful TV spots came in 1966 with new orange moose pieces, and the jingle, which was to the tune of "Camp Town Races." The cereal animals always stampeded poor Linus. After the "Linus" show left network TV in 1969, a slow phasing-out of Linus happened, and no longer on boxes when 1972 began. Crispy Critters was discontinued by 1974, making an occasional test-market return.

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