Cereal of the Eighties, Raisins Rice And Rye
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This cereal was actually from very early in the decade (80-81)...its commercial featured 3 men whom a friend jokingly described as "Snap, Crackle and Pop's Irish uncles" who spoke in rhyme w/a heavy brogue and prepared to board a ship, only to be distracted by the cereal, finally deciding to leave their ship behind as they enjoy it.
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Sarah - June 18, 2008 - Report this comment
I remember the theme song for Raisins, Rice and Rye: "People of raisin persuasion, Kellogg's Raisin's Rice and Rye is made for you!"
absoluteregi - June 19, 2008 - Report this comment
My grandmother bought Raisin Rice & Rye in the 80's. It was good stuff.
DirtFarmer - July 29, 2008 - Report this comment
I remember part of their verse: Guy 1: "This deserves investigation, this intriguing combination. This cereal called Raisins, Rice..." Guy 2: "and Rye!" I would love to see that commercial again.
Jimcat - September 08, 2008 - Report this comment
Holy @#$%, this has to have been the most obscure cereal ever, but trust the Internet to find some people who remember it! I remember the commercial with the ship. At the end they said, "And now 'tis time to bid our faithful ship bye, bye, bye... and get back to Raisins," Guy 2: "Rice," Guy 3: "And Rye!" I thought their accents were Scottish, not Irish, but my memory could be faded.
Chuck - September 09, 2008 - Report this comment
Def an obscurity...however, as a vintage TV afficionado, I managed to find this spot among my holdings. Showed it to some friends a coupla years ago, and it cracked them up...we now frequently exclaim "bye, bye, bye!" like they do in the ad, whenever leaving a place! LOL
hobomilk - September 20, 2008 - Report this comment
B'Gosh B'Gome B'Gorha, this could be our folly, a cereal called Raisins Rice & Rye.
Judd Nelson's Nostrils - September 26, 2008 - Report this comment
This couldnt sound any more disgusting unless it was named "Raisins, rice, rye, and oysters".
J! - January 25, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember these! They were surprisingly good, for a "healthy" cereal! LOL
Toucan Ham - February 16, 2009 - Report this comment
By gosh, by gum, by golly, this could be our folly a cereal called Raisins, Rice, and Rye. This deserves investigation this intriguing combination a cereal with Raisins, Rice, and Rye. On this occasion quite auspicious, I proclaim it quite delicious. And here we waive our good ship bye bye bye. "Bye bye bye!" And now back to Raisins, Rice, and Rye!
Paul - March 31, 2009 - Report this comment
This was absolutely my favorite cereal. I think it lasted only a year or so it seemed. I would buy a case of it if it ever came back. What I liked about it was that it wasn't too sweet. Does anyone know a cereal that tastes close to it?
Garth - May 13, 2009 - Report this comment
This was my co favorite cereal. I was very unhappy went it stopped.
Bob - May 18, 2009 - Report this comment
Cool! Others remember, too... I remembered it as, "By gosh, by gum, begorrah, let's poor a little more-a, that mysterious cereal called raisins," "Rice!" "And rye!" One of the guys was Colonel Crittendon from Hogan's Heroes, too.
Chuck - July 03, 2009 - Report this comment
So the mystery is solved...since Bernard "Col. Crittendon" Fox is Welsh, his 2 friends must have been, as well!
PA Mom - July 10, 2009 - Report this comment
Put me down for a case if they ever bring this one back. I miss it!
greatnorthwestguy@GMAIL.COM - July 26, 2009 - Report this comment
i want 2 cases
Alfred - October 29, 2009 - Report this comment
I too remember this commercial fondly. Found it on Youtube, just search for it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HnUSJfL870
John - August 07, 2010 - Report this comment
I have been a "Cereal Killer" all my life, now 57. "Raisins, Rice, and Rye" still ocationally pops into my thoughts. I still miss my old friend. PS: I think the word "Rye" in the cereal name is what doomed the product. Rye just does sound very good.
Relston - November 24, 2010 - Report this comment
Absolutely the best cereal Kellogg's ever made. So good in fact I would eat at anytime, morning, noon or night. Here's hoping for a comeback. Hard to find a decent cereal these days. I want half a dozen cases.
marc - March 10, 2014 - Report this comment
Best cereal I can remember period. I too would like a half dozen cases. Why do marketing buffoons keep phasing out delicious products?

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