The most elusive of the monster cereals, Frankenberry was created in 1971 by General Mills, and was very popular at that time, even though the initial batches of the cereal used a dye that didn't break down in the body, causing many childrens' feces to come out bright pink. Sadly, his appeal has faded throughout the years. Now, unlike Count Chocula and Boo Berry, you would be hard pressed to find this one of a kind "strawberry-flavored cereal with spooky-fun marshmallows" in your grocery store aisle, unless Hallowe'en is around the corner. The General Mills website doesn't even offer any clues that this breakfast treat/mascot exists.

The appearance of Frankenberry has changed throughout the years. He used to be mechanical, mysterious, and eerie in appearance, wheras nowadays his face is drawn to look plastic, goofy and lame, with an obnoxiously euphoric expression so as to suggest that ecstasy pills comprise half of the cereal.

Still damn tasty, though. Just allow the cereal to sit in the milk for awhile so you don't sandpaper the roof of your mouth.

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