Food of the Eighties, Jump'n Jack Cheese Doritos
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I think these were in the 80's. My favorite, I was upset when Doritos pared down their flavors and nixed it.
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Robin - December 11, 2007 - Report this comment
Oh these things DID induce binge eating. I don't know what was in them at the factory. But they were soo good.
Breane - July 16, 2008 - Report this comment
Oh this was my favorite flavor of all time. I believe it was a black bag w/ pink writing?? I want them back !!!
Aimee - November 24, 2008 - Report this comment
I used to have these in HS with lunch, they were awesome.
Shawn - January 19, 2009 - Report this comment
I can still remember the TV commercials with a very young Jay Leno.... "Crunch all you want, We'll make more" Those were soo good.
FoxyFishy - February 04, 2009 - Report this comment
I used to think I was going crazy for remember these things...nobody knew what the heck I was talking about! From what I remember they tasted a lot like smartfood popcorn but on a dorito. And yes Breane, the bag was hot pink and black...classic 80s!
t0ng4n - February 11, 2009 - Report this comment
ME TOO FOXY!! I would always talk to my friends about the old school junk food we would eat as kids like the different brands of doritos and they swore i was crazy because they could not recall Jump N' Jacks...they were the BEST Chips EVER!!!!...they need to bring this one back!!
Sheila - May 23, 2009 - Report this comment
I loved these!!! It was rumored that the reason they discontinued them is because, they had high levels of MSG in them.Sometimes high MSG levels in food can cause migraine headaches. Everytime I ate them I did get a headache.
RJ - July 19, 2009 - Report this comment
A bag of Jumpin'Jack Doritoes and a good book on a rainy day~Heavenly
Jim - November 29, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember these being released in the '90s. Don't recall them being around in the '80s...but I could be mistaken. In any case, these were the best Doritos I'd ever had. The "Four-Cheese" flavor they released a few years back was comparable.
Rob - April 30, 2010 - Report this comment
My absolute favorite :)
sexy black asian - October 28, 2010 - Report this comment
Yes, I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the ol' school Jumping Jack Cheese Doritos!!!! I hope the makers are reading this because WE really want these back....can I get a what what yall! I don't know why they were taken off the shelf many years ago but everything in history repeats itself so I am patiently awaiting that glorious day!!!! Thank you Doritos for making one of the greatest tasting snacks around... now bring them back!!!! Signed Dedicated Dorito Fan!!!!
Breane - December 06, 2010 - Report this comment
Ii think we should sign a petition for Doritoes to bring them back! HAH
SJ - January 13, 2011 - Report this comment
Man oh man they were THE BEST!!!! I even wrote the company recently to beg them to bring them back (they brought back the original Taco ones recently!) but they basically said no. NO!!!! Awesome!!!! PLEEEZE!!!!
Tom192685@live.com - January 20, 2011 - Report this comment
I know it, I knew it, I knew it, Im 25yrs old and none of my peers remember the Jumpin' Jacks !! Those thangs where the best.... Bring em back! something like a 25 yrs anniversary or somethin'
CMA - February 26, 2011 - Report this comment
These were the best chips Doritos came out with! My mom would take my BFF and I to the drive in movies and this and Twizzlers were the only two things we wanted! And every sleepover we have our parents always bought us Jumpin Jack Doritos because they knew they were our favorite! They definitely need to bring them back!
yeah - March 06, 2011 - Report this comment
I freaking loved these things and know one that I talk to remembers them! They need to come back!
close . . . - September 29, 2011 - Report this comment
Just picked up a Four Cheese flavor bag at Sam's tonight. They really taste similar to what I remember Jump'in tasting like. Kind'a hard to remember a flavor from 20+ years ago.
Angie - November 18, 2011 - Report this comment
Why would The Frito Lay Company leave the Customer hanging like that. These were my absolute favorite flavor of Dorritos EVER. No one, but my husband remember's this flavor. I wish they would consider putting these back on the shelves. It would certainly sell better than Hamburger flavored Dorritos (DISGUSTING)!!!
GERARDO PEREZ - January 27, 2012 - Report this comment
I AGREE THAT JUMPIN JACK DORITOS IN THE EARLY 90's OR LATE 80's WERE THE BEST NEXT TO COOL RANCH. AS A MATTER OF FACT, I'M NOT SURE WHICH ONES I WOULD PREFER. BUT IF ANYONE HAS A BAG OUT THERE I AM WILLING TO PAY UP TO $100 DOLLARS, POSSIBLY MORE, FOR THE BAG AS LONG AS THEY HAVEN'T EXPIRED : ) I hope some day the makers will be smart enough and start producing them again. If they don't it just means they don't care about the crys of their customers and don't want to make money! email me: enter_g@hotmail.com
Dave - March 15, 2012 - Report this comment
10 x better than any chip ever made of any other kind. Bring the back! Bring them back! Bring them back! I even called Frito Lay and asked them to bring them back.
FakiePanda - May 03, 2012 - Report this comment
People I am starting a campaign on twitter to get Frito Lay to begin making Jumpin Jack Doritos again. My plan is simple. I have been tweeting them, at @FritoLay, once or twice a day reminding them how amazing this flavor of Doritos is and how much we want it back. I know that if we can get enough people to start doing this we can get them to bring Jumpin Jack Doritos back! Follow me on twitter at @FakiePanda and join the cause!
Cutie//33 - October 11, 2012 - Report this comment
Ive googled jumping jack Doritos several times, but I just can't seem too find any. I truly hope they come back to the sales floor. I agree. A lot of people just don't seem too remember this awesome tasting snack... Come back!! Lol!
Zack - December 26, 2012 - Report this comment
They have these back for a limited time but i can't seem to find any. Time to order a palette online i guess!
keith - January 02, 2013 - Report this comment
I have them!
Bob - January 03, 2013 - Report this comment
You have them, Keith?! Well let us know where. Some dude up above even wants to pay $100 for a bag. In fact, I'll go $125
keith - January 03, 2013 - Report this comment
no worries they are back for a limited time everywhere in the US....I live in boston they are here...and someone in texas did a youtube review. I am eating them right now. they are ok but not as good as they used to be...the cheese is a touch not as cheesy and its peppery....I dont remember them having this much pepper kick...I mean its not a lot but its there.
kjh - January 09, 2013 - Report this comment
Imposter chips! These taste nothing like the original. All of these years... Shame on you, Frito-Lie!
Franklin - January 11, 2013 - Report this comment
While I loved the Jumpin Jack Doritos, they didn't come out in the 80s. They released in 90
Maureen - February 19, 2013 - Report this comment
I just saw them at the store today and was SO excited!! These were the Best Doritos out there- I've been hoping they'd come back one day. But sadly I'm disappointed- these are peppery (hence the pepper jack cheese flavor stamp on the bag.). I don't remember them bring peppery before- but much more cheesy! I want the Old ones back!!
Charlie - January 23, 2014 - Report this comment
They were Jumpin' Jack Cheese and they came out in 1990. There is a youtube commercial for them with Jay Leno and Dean Cain

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