Count Chocula

<B>Official name:</B> Count Chocula<BR>
<B>Created:</B> 1971<BR>
<B>Parent company:</B> <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP006404" title="General Mills Incorporated" href="/topic/economy-business-finance/general-mills-incorporated-ORCRP006404.topic">General Mills</a><BR>
<B>Known for:</B> His slicked-back brown hair and cape, as well as his tag line, "I vant to eat your cereal."<BR>
<B>Pals:</B> Franken Berry, Boo Berry, and the currently discontinued Fruit Brute and Fruity Yummy Mummy.<BR>
<B>You might not know:</B> In 1987, a box of Count Chocula cereal caused controversy when it featured the image of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003063" title="Bela Lugosi" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/bela-lugosi-PECLB003063.topic">Bela Lugosi</a> as Dracula holding a lit candle in his right hand and sporting a six-pointed medallion on his chest that some believed insulted the Jewish faith. On the TV series Futurama, Count Chocula had been promoted to Archduke Chocula.

( March 31, 2010 )

Official name: Count Chocula
Created: 1971
Parent company: General Mills
Known for: His slicked-back brown hair and cape, as well as his tag line, "I vant to eat your cereal."
Pals: Franken Berry, Boo Berry, and the currently discontinued Fruit Brute and Fruity Yummy Mummy.
You might not know: In 1987, a box of Count Chocula cereal caused controversy when it featured the image of Bela Lugosi as Dracula holding a lit candle in his right hand and sporting a six-pointed medallion on his chest that some believed insulted the Jewish faith. On the TV series Futurama, Count Chocula had been promoted to Archduke Chocula.

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