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This article is non-canon within the Star Wars Legends continuity.

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C-3PO's was a brown, rectangular cereal featuring the likeness of the protocol droid C-3PO on the packaging box.[2] It was named by the droid himself.[3]

History[]

In 15 BBY,[1] the Sith Lord Darth Vader used the Force to levitate and serve his son, Luke Skywalker, a bowl of the cereal after Skywalker expressed a dislike to the scrambled eggs with bacon Vader had prepared. The two Humans had the meal in Skywalker's home in the Lars homestead[2] on the planet Tatooine.[4]

C-3PO and R2-D2 sometimes traveled with boxes of the cereal. Once while under heavy fire on a desert plain, the droids fled into a cave where they shared the cereal with a friendly alien.[3] The droids were later lost in a rocky region and encountered a rock-like alien who fired a blaster at the droids. The alien then asked for food in a language the protocol droid understood. Threepio gave the alien a bowl of C-3PO's cereal, which the alien liked and then demanded more of. Several others of his species then approached the droids looking for cereal as well, alarming C-3PO.[5]

Behind the scenes[]

A box of Kellogg's C-3PO's

C-3PO's appeared in the 2013 children's book Darth Vader and Son, published by Chronicle Books. The book was both written and illustrated by Jeffrey Brown.[2] The cereal is an in-universe version of a real-world cereal that Kellogg's produced in the 1984 alongside a series of commercials.[3]

Kellogg's C-3PO's[]

"A new force at breakfast."
―C-3PO's commercial[3]

Kellogg's released C-3PO's, a "crunchy honey-sweetened oat, wheat & corn" breakfast cereal, in 1984. The "double-O" shaped cereal was sold in a box with C-3PO on the front. Several of the box backs had cut-out character masks, including C-3PO, Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Chewbacca, Yoda, and a stormtrooper. Another box included Rebel Rocket toys inside, and another included two sticker/trading cards from a ten-card set.[6]

The cereal was advertised with various commercials featuring C-3PO (played by Anthony Daniels) and R2-D2 getting into trouble while traveling with boxes of the cereal.[3][5]

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