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12 Drastic Mascot Changes You Totally Forgot Happened

Every kid who grew up with TV is definitely familiar with the dozens of cartoon mascots that companies used to use to market things to us (or more specifically, things we begged our parents to buy). Did you know a ton of these mascots date all the way back to the 50s and 60s? In the case of these 12 mascots, they went through some pretty dramatic changes since then.

Tony The Tiger (Frosted Flakes)


Toucan Sam (Froot Loops)


The Jolly Green Giant

B&G Foods

Lucky the Leprechaun (Lucky Charms)

General Mills

The Kool-Aid Man

Kraft Foods

Count Chocula

General Mills

The changes just get crazier from here!

Mr. Clean

Proctor & Gamble

Snap, Crackle and Pop (Rice Krispies)


Ronald McDonald (McDonald's)


Sonny the Cuckoo Bird (Cocoa Puffs)

General Mills

Trix Rabbit

General Mills

Cap'n Crunch