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Let’s all take a minute to remember Michael Jackson’s classic 1984 Pepsi commercial YouTube/Screenshot

In 1984, Michael Jackson filmed a Pepsi commercial that we can all still appreciate today.

The commercial is full of dancing and singing and sparkly gloves, but behind the scenes, something absolutely terrifying happened.

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An explosion on set caused Jackson’s hair to catch on fire, resulting in the hospitalization of the popstar for treatment of third degree burns.

He obviously made a full recovery and despite the trauma on set, it’s still one of our favorites.

Nicole is a content editor with Rare. 
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