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The bizarre and dreamlike video for Nirvana's "Heart-Shaped Box" was actually supposed to be much weirder. Kurt Cobain wrote the treatment for the Anton Corbijn-directed clip, but at some point it was tamed down for MTV and the like. The director's original cut was just released today in the run-up to the deluxe edition of Nirvana's In Utero.

We tend to forget how the underground rockers of the early '90s often embraced the ugly and obnoxious. Here, in a forgotten TV commercial for Nirvana's third album In Utero, the trio gets weird with comic "Bobcat" Goldthwait. It's a slightly disturbing relic of an influential era. We're doubtful that it was ever broadcast.