Food of the Eighties, Ka-Boom cereal
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its was fruity, circus shaped cereal.actually came out in the mid to late 80s.
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Andy Loscavio - October 14, 2007 - Report this comment
man I loved this cereal when I was a kid.
Kev - January 21, 2008 - Report this comment
They sell Kaboom cereal at Butera food stores!!
Kev - January 21, 2008 - Report this comment
Kaboom (1969 to present) is a clown. His toasted oat cereal is multi-colored and shaped like smiling clown faces and marshmallow stars. To the right is how the clown looked in 1976, and the box is from 1979. Quentin Tarantino's 2003 movie "Kill Bill Vol. 1" included a scene in which Vernita Green pulls a weapon out of a box Kaboom cereal in an ill-fated attempt to eliminate the Bride
allison - June 25, 2008 - Report this comment
This was my FAVORITE growing up. I didn't see it for years and then found it in South Carolina a few years back. I still love it. The cereal is not that sweet, compared to similar ones today like lucky charms. Its more tangy like orangey/limey. YUM.
pnutbutterprincess82 - July 08, 2008 - Report this comment
I love this cereal and I remember buying it when I grew up, I was at Mardi Gras in New Orleans and went to a Win-Dixie and they had it I bought back 6 boxes to share with my family and then they started saling it here I'm so happy, they also have it in your rainbow foods store, if you have those, I remember my mom getting these on wic you can't do that any more they are considered sweet or not healthy
Matt - August 22, 2008 - Report this comment
I loved this as a kid! I actually saw a box for sale at Big Lots about 6 months ago. I came very close to buying it.
tom - September 12, 2008 - Report this comment
In Kill Bill Vol 1, Vivaca A Fox's charecter pulls a gun out of a box of Kaboom, just so you know.
E - October 21, 2008 - Report this comment
i used to love this cereal.. everytime we ate it our crap would come out a special color.. lololol
korieugene - December 07, 2008 - Report this comment
i work outside, landscaping and gardening here in eugene, OR. every february the Winter Dapnes's bloom, the are my favorite smelling winter blooming small shrub. it dawned on me a few years back, they smell like my favorite cereal as a kid, KA-BOOM! i thought kaboom was extinct, and none of my friends or coworkers ever heard of it. they think i am nuts when i am trying to tell them that the blooms on this bush smell like cereal. it's funny what stays with you and what scents can trigger random memories.
Philistine - April 19, 2009 - Report this comment
The picture posted here is NOT the '80s box. That is the current box.
George S - August 13, 2009 - Report this comment
They changed the recipe from oat flour to corn flour, completely changing the texture and taste of this. The smileys used to be flat and darker in color, now they're plumb and bright. What you remember lives on only in memory now. I guess corn is cheaper to produce?
ava - October 01, 2009 - Report this comment
All these years later, love me some Kaboom. How can a child not fall in love with a cereal featuring a colorful smiley clown with smiley edibles and marshmallows. It's a marketing marvel. Kaboom is the bomb when you want a sweet treat.
Moses - April 20, 2011 - Report this comment
This cereal was the ish when I was a kid. It totally outclassed lucky charms, trix, and all those other sugar filled cereals. Steven King's "It" made me hate clowns but this cereal made me ok with them.
Dw - November 26, 2012 - Report this comment
"E" is absolutely correct. Your crap would come out special colors.
Charlie - January 23, 2014 - Report this comment
Was out from 1969-2010. Nothing in the 80's like eating a big bowl of Kaboom and then playing a game of Circus Atari!

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