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Meet "Cereal," The "Serial" Parody About A Missing Bowl Of Cereal

"Jay's real name isn't even Jay. It's short for James. James Horatio Crunch, as in the son of Horatio Magellan Crunch, or as most people know him — Captain Crunch."

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The Internet has been having fun with parodies of Serial, the highly-addictive, awesome true crime podcast out of Sarah Koenig

Serial / Via serialpodcast.org

The latest is "Cereal," from author Kyle Scheele. It's a lot like Serial but the mystery at hand is a missing bowl of Fruity Pebbles.

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The description reads: "Baltimore, MD - 1999. A bowl of Fruity Pebbles has gone missing. Adnan Syed, a senior at Woodlawn High School, is the main suspect. But is everything really as it seems? And what's the real story behind 'Jay' H. Crunch, the police informant? Find out on this week's episode of Cereal Podcast."

The video has some solid lines: "Did you catch that part? Jay's real name isn't even Jay. It's short for James. James Horatio Crunch, as in the son of Horatio Magellan Crunch, or as most people know him — Captain Crunch."

There's even a pretty great parody of the now-infamous MailChimp ad.

Kyle Scheele / Via teespring.com
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This and previous parodies will have to keep us sane this dark week before Serial returns again on Dec. 4.