Maker: Ralston Cereals
Peak Popularity: Late 1980s
Watch a classic commercial here
Mario has his 'shrooms, and we had Nintendo cereal. Not content to be simply a "breakfast cereal," this was a breakfast "system" that was one part Mario and one part Zelda. The Zelda half contained berry-flavored protective gear and weaponry like shields and boomerangs; Mario opted to eat Koopa Troopas and Bowsers. After swallowing your enemies for breakfast, you were ready to take on anything the day threw your way. Come at me, bro!