March 31, 2010
Official name: Count Chocula
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.