Cereal of the Eighties, Halfsies
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It was a cereal from around 1981 or 1982, and it had a cartoon king as the main character. It was very similiar in appearance and taste to peanut butter Cap'n Crunch.
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Kerrytoonz - September 24, 2007 - Report this comment
Halfises was a cereal made by Quaker, and the king's name was King Halfsie. He ruled the "magic land where everything is half. But the best half of all is great tasting Halfsies, the cereal that's a whole lot more fun.", or so the side of the box says. The big deal about this cereal is that it was one of the first cereals to offer half the sugar of most sugar-coated cereals. I have a couple old boxes, dated 1982 and the price tag on the top flap is $1.89 for a 16oz large box. I remember eating this cereal and it did NOT have a peanut butter taste, though it did taste similar to regular Cap'n Crunch.
Tanya - December 17, 2007 - Report this comment
I used to love halfsies cuz the back of the box featured a picture of the kingdom of Halfsie and everything was cut in half
shawn - March 28, 2008 - Report this comment
does anyone no a creal that taste like them or even close,because to me they were the best ever!they did not taste like c crunch at all.id give anything for those to come back out.Man!!
jake - June 06, 2008 - Report this comment
try the cereal called "Quisp" google it u can buy it for 4.99 a box or 12 boxes for 50 something...
The King of Wholesies - March 15, 2009 - Report this comment
Thinking about Halfsies cereal always leaves a bitter taste in my mouth. When I was a little kid, my whole family used to share a box of Halfsies for breakfast. It was great because I loved the sugar coated taste. The only problem was that in our family, we had four kids, and so we didn't split the box in half, but had to split the box four ways. Ever since that time, I've always thought splitting something in half meant to split something into four pieces. It ruined my life. I took the SAT, and because of my incorrect halfsies, I got a 300. I've never gone to college, cuz I can't split things in half. It's a good thing that I have three wives now, it makes the math real easy.
Dawson - May 04, 2009 - Report this comment
OMG!!!!! I forgot about this cereal!!!! It was one of my fav's!!!! I can't remember how they tasted but I remember loving it!!!! Wow, this makes me wanna write Quaker and petition a return of that cereal. The box was fun, the cereal tasted great and it was a happier time!!!!
L frm the Bean - June 06, 2009 - Report this comment
YEEESSS i've been tryna rememba the name of this cereal 4eva & every time i described it 2 ppl no1 had a friggin clue as 2 what i was talkin about! lol i googled Dinky Donuts, my otha fave, & found this site. i luvd this cereal & there was a box once that had a hologram effect type pic of the 1/2 kingdom on the back of the box & i thought it was the coolest thing eva when i was kid hahaaa
cerealkid - July 11, 2009 - Report this comment
I did a commercial for halfsies in the early '80s.
jen75 - October 06, 2009 - Report this comment
this was the best cereal i ever had, i wish quacker would bring it back.
Kevlovescereal - February 23, 2010 - Report this comment
yes, wasn't this the cereal that used Equal instead of sugar? I remember being mildly hooked on it. It definitely didn't taste like Peanut Butter Capn' Crunch. More like a watered-down version of regular Capn' Crunch.
Josh - March 23, 2010 - Report this comment
Rad! Halfsies! I actually remember the commercials more than the cereal itself. The King with half a crown, half a castle, stuff like that.
Neil - August 10, 2010 - Report this comment
I was in one of the commercials for this cereal! I was selected from a tasting group before the cereal went to production!
ellen - July 01, 2011 - Report this comment
I loved this cereal. But I must of been the only one in my house as no one else in my family remembers it.
J! - March 04, 2012 - Report this comment
@Kevlovescereal: No, the "NutraSweet" cereal was Sun Flakes! (they were HIDEOUSLY sweet! You tasted NOTHING but the aspartame!) Halfsies just had ½ the sugar of regular cereals; and surprisin gly, weren't that bad!

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