Cereal of the Eighties, Kaboom
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There was actually another cereal named Kaboom but it was about clowns in a circus. It had red, green and yellow clown smiley faces in it. We ate it so much we got tired of it!
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heatherwoo - October 13, 2007 - Report this comment
Kaboom was the shizznit...big colorful clown on the box and i think he had an umbrella...the cereal may have had marshmallows in it, it was damn good..
Brown1 - December 06, 2007 - Report this comment
Indeed,Kaboom was good,I don't remember any marshmallows but iwas still darn good!
J - December 11, 2007 - Report this comment
kaboom was approved on WIC vouchers being the poor single teenage mom that i was my kids grew up on this stuff and now at 16 they ask for it all the time but i cant find it anywhere!
Heather - December 20, 2007 - Report this comment
I loved Kaboom so much! I wish they still sold it somewhere...I'd buy a case of it!
Blubbs - February 04, 2008 - Report this comment
Indeed it was one of the best. Every great once in a while I still come across a box.... or maybe that's a dream...
Erica - April 22, 2008 - Report this comment
Kaboom's were the bomb! I loved eating Kaboom's before school and sometimes afterwards when I was a little kid. Sometimes I do see it in the store and I get so happy. Next time, I should pick up a box and relive the memories!!
Leslie - April 27, 2008 - Report this comment
Kaboom definitely had marshmallows; I know because I used to get in trouble for picking them all out!
Dan - May 09, 2008 - Report this comment
My sister and I used to eat that stuff all the time because it made out poop green!
shen - June 12, 2008 - Report this comment
my favorite welfare cereal. it even turn you crap different colors 2 greeeeen lol. WIC i even ate them wit triscuts.
Emblem - July 21, 2008 - Report this comment
I always wanted KABOOM but my Mom never bought it for us. Not sure why as we certainly ate plenty of other sugar-loaded cereals back in the day. Maybe she had something against clowns...
Jennifer - July 23, 2008 - Report this comment
I can't believe I ever ate this stuff!
Ella - July 25, 2008 - Report this comment
Did you notice that Quentin Tarantino used a box of Kaboom as the hiding place for Vernita Green's gun in "Kill Bill Vol. 1" ?
Brad - August 03, 2008 - Report this comment
Kaboom had marshmallows. I'm not sure but the marshmallows may have been in a few colors. There was a grocery store near me that carried it at least into the 90s.
Jeremy - August 07, 2008 - Report this comment
Kaboom is still being made. I get it now whenever I come to visit my grandmother in Murrels Inlet, SC. They have it at Piggly Wiggly. If you can get the barcode or something from a website, i think www.upcdatabase.com, and request to carry it at your local grocery store. But if you can't get it, just buy Trix and some of those tiny marshmellows they use in cereal, and mix them together, they are basically the same thing.
J! - October 20, 2008 - Report this comment
I ate these as a kid, in the '70s! And you can still find them sometimes!
Ken - November 23, 2008 - Report this comment
I love the color of my poop after kaboom!! It's great tasting and makes bowel movements MUCH more interesting!
Johnny La Rue - November 26, 2008 - Report this comment
Dan, shen and Ken: Thanks for the visual. Kaboom definitely rocked. Right up there for me with Quisp!
sam - December 05, 2008 - Report this comment
oh i miss eating kabooms as a kid . i would love to have a bowl of it again. bring kabooms to south florida publix. please.
Paul - January 28, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember that cereal from my childhood and it was nasty. We only got it a few times because no one really liked it. But, I have also seen it recently. I'm pretty sure i've seen it at Piggly Wiggly and Winn-Dixie here in Louisiana. I definitely remember seeing it on a seperate aisle from the other cereals, before they closed one of the local Winn-Dixie's. Now, I have to check another nearby Winn-Dixie, just for the sake of curiosity.
LeAnn - February 04, 2009 - Report this comment
Agreed, Kabooms were nasty. Still recall the taste.
Bob - February 06, 2009 - Report this comment
Saw the cereal at a local Super Wal Mart recently here in North Georgia. I bought a box of them and my kids hated them.
Star - March 02, 2009 - Report this comment
I loved Kaboom! It came out again a couple of years ago here in KY. I regret not buying some. It was my favorite cereal as a kid. I wonder if it would still taste as good as I remember? Probably not, but that's not the point. I wish they would bring it out again here.
Tish - March 26, 2009 - Report this comment
My husband is dying for me to buy him a box of these. I do remember eating these a LOT when my mom got them on WIC. I don't remember how they tasted though!! Strange...Anyways you can still buy them on Amazon.com or Hometownfavorites.com!!!
Sherm - April 04, 2009 - Report this comment
kaboom also made my poop green. my mom wouldn't buy it for me anymore after i took a dump on the living room floor that looked like a glow stick from a rave!
Eighties_Lover - April 11, 2009 - Report this comment
I think they sold this cereal at Save-A-Lot a couple of years ago. This cereal was good if you first poured it, but when it got soggy, it was pretty nasty. they changed the box color from yellow to blue I think.
Steve - May 07, 2009 - Report this comment
I grew up on Kabooms, Cocoa Pebbles, and Count Chocula. I loved the marshmallows in the Kaboom box. I wish they still made this, I would still be eating it like I do the other two cereals I mentioned.
Jennifer - September 09, 2009 - Report this comment
What 80's kid hasn't had these! LoL not much flavor to them though.
Retronut - January 21, 2010 - Report this comment
Best...cereal...ever!
D. Saurer - January 25, 2010 - Report this comment
I remembered coming home on the Holidays when my family and I lived far. My grandmother would buy, KABOOM, and I asked her, what in the world is this cereal? She showed me the box. I think I had like three bowls of that stuff that morning. It was just amazing. They didn't sell this where we lived after asking my parents to buy this for my sisters and I. Just seeing the box just brings back good times in my childhood. YES IT HAD MARSHMALLOWS IN THIS, star shaped.
vermillionangel - March 13, 2010 - Report this comment
The thing I loved about Kaboom was all the crazy colors would turn your milk into that creepy color like when you dipped your paintbrush in water...kinda of bluey-gray. I loved that cereal!
ms.cruz - March 07, 2011 - Report this comment
I WISH THEY COULD BRING IT BACK OUT OH HOW I LOVE IT
Matt.W - April 03, 2011 - Report this comment
I'll never forget this!! When i would use the bathroom, all i would see is Green!!
Melany - April 04, 2011 - Report this comment
As the mother of 2 boys (one of which is Matt W.), I can attest to the fact that Kaboom's 'end results' were never boring & always colorful(!)
Vic F - July 28, 2011 - Report this comment
Where can I find this cereal? It is my all time favorite!
Tommy - September 30, 2011 - Report this comment
General Mills still makes this. You can find it on Amazon.
marty mar rcg - December 22, 2011 - Report this comment
please bring kabooms back out i have a taste for some rite now!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Kristen - March 28, 2012 - Report this comment
Back around 1989, my brother and I looked at each other, said, "Let's eat all the Kaboom!" We poured an entire box of Kaboom into a hat and proceeded to pick the marshmallows out and leave the cereal. Ah, memories. :-)
paul - February 20, 2013 - Report this comment
Kaboom ruled. You people who say it wasnt good have no taste. I wish they still made it, I would gladly pay $10 a box and eat 4 boxes a week! !!!!!

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