Due to the troubled production surrounding the album, Anthony Kiedis spent a lot of time filming the process over the course of 3 years. He planned on turning it into a documentary titled Deep Kick. He got in touch with director Gavin Bowden and started editing some of the footage together. However, since the documentary captured a rarely seen darker side of the band (the arguments between members, Kiedis clearly being high on drugs at some points, the general negative atmosphere of the recording process), It was ultimately decided that it was not within the band's best interest for release, though an unknown amount of footage was used in the music video for "My Friends".
The documentary has never been bootlegged or leaked onto the Internet in it's whole form. In 2013, a couple of clips surfaced on YouTube featuring the black and white footage. The uploader was actually the Chili Peppers' fan club channel. The two clips were all the band was willing to leak online.
It is unknown if the rest of the footage survives or who has a copy in their possession.