DADOES is a acronym for the 1968 book: Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
From the inside cover page (note the characters in column 1):
DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?
PHILIP K. DICK
A DEL RAY BOOK
Some people claim that the reissued book pictured above is a publisher rip-off to capitalize on the movie's success. I feel this accusation is wrong for the following reasons (hover here)
Blade Runner is a 1982 movie by Ridley Scott which is loosely based upon the book: Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick.
A Blade Runner is a bounty
hunter tasked to terminate rogue androids (replicants).
To add to the confusion, after the movie was released, book publishers started selling Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? with the cover title Blade Runner
|Date||January 3, 2021||November 2019||see page 4|
|Police Station Location||San Francisco||Los Angeles|
|Manufacturer Location||Rosen Head Office: Seattle
Rosen Auto-factory: Mars
|Los Angeles||book: The Rosen Association also maintains an facilities in Russia|
|Police Officers||bounty hunters||Blade Runners|
|Rick Deckard||Rick Deckard||book: Works out of the Lombard Street (real) Police Station|
|Harry Bryant||Bryant||book: Works out of the Lombard Street (real) Police Station|
|Dave Holden||Holden||book: Works out of the Lombard Street (real) Police Station|
|Garland||book: Works out of the Mission
Street (fake) Police Station
Police inspector (boss of Phil Resch); Garland is on Pris Stratton's list of 8 approximately 12 lines below
|Phil Resch||book: Works out of the Mission Street
(fake) Police Station.
According to Garland, Phil is an android who thinks he is human due to a memory implant inserted on Mars; but this can't be true because he is not on Pris Stratton's list of 8 approximately 12 lines below
|George Gleason||book (p.114): Mentioned as one of two Northern California bounty hunters (fake station)|
|Gaff||Chinese detective found of using City-Speak and making origami fixgures|
|Size of Android Team||8||6||book: Holden retired two before being shot by Polokov (calc: 8-2=6)
movie: There was an escape from the off-world colonies two weeks ago. Six replicants, three male, three female. They slaughtered twenty-three people and jumped a shuttle. An aerial patrol spotted the ship off the coast. No crew, no sight of them. Three nights ago they tried to break into Tyrell Corporation. One of them got fried running through an electrical field (calc: 6-1=5; this is the start of the BR count anomaly)
|Android Name||andys||replicants||book: "andys" is slang for Androids|
|Android Models||Nexus-6 (Rosen)
|Nexus-6||the book mentions Nexus-6 only in the context of a brain unit
in the movie, Chew identifies Nexus-6 by the eyes
|Android Life Span||4 years (problems due to a lack of cell replication)||4 years (by design according to Bryant; a technical problem according to Eldon Tyrell)|
|Androids||Rachael Rosen||Rachael||book + movie: not associated with the other androids|
|Pris Stratton||Pris||book: Pris Stratton and Rachael Rosen are identical in appearance
book (p.147): she claims she has 7 friends (perhaps they are all from the Mars team)
book (p.149): she mentions: Max Polokov, Garland, Luba, Hasking, Roy Baty and Irmgard Baty (so here we learn the truth about Garland)
but this list is missing a seventh name; it may also be missing a sixth name if you count Irmgard Baty a not-a-friend
|Roy Baty||Roy Batty||movie: leader of the replicant group
note: always spelt as Baty (with one 'T') in the book but always spelt Batty (two 'T's) with anything to do with the movies
book (p.155): well, they got Polokov; they got Anders and Gitchel
|Irmgard Baty||book: beautician in Roy's store|
|Max Polokov||puts Dave Holden in hospital
masquerades as an ant-head (very low IQ human)
masquerades as Sandor Kadalyi (a Russian Cop) to kill Deckard
|Luba Luft||opera singer|
|Hasking||killed by Dave Holden? (one of these can't be correct); also in Pris' list|
|Anders||killed by Dave Holden? (one of these can't be correct); not on Pris' list so perhaps a sixth name|
|Gitchel||killed by Dave Holden? (one of these can't be correct); not on Pris' list so perhaps a seventh name|
|Wilbur Mercer||spiritual leader found in the empathy box|
|Buster Friendly||TV show host
possibly a member of the Roy's team
|Amanda Werner||semi-permanent guest on Buster's TV show
Not a member of Roy's team
also dances as Miss Salome at Taffy Lewis' club
|Leon||low IQ nuclear loader|
|Mary||character scenes shot but left on the cutting-room floor|
|Other People||(John) J R Isidore||chicken head (low IQ human)|
|J F Sebastian||genetic designer (high IQ human)|
|Eldon Rosen||Eldon Tyrell|
|Hannibal Sloat||Owns the Van Ness Pet Hospital (electric pets only)|
|Milt Borogrove||Vet (technician) at the Van Ness Pet Hospital|
|Horst Hartman||(Mars) Shop owner: stamps and books|
|Chew||Owner of Chew's Eye Works|
|Taffey Lewis||Night Club Owner|
|Abdul Ben-Hassan||Snake Manufacturer in Animal Row|
|Officer Crams||Officer responding to Luba's call to the police|
|Iran Deckard||Rick Deckard's wife|
|Bill Barbour||Deckard's rooftop neighbor (owns a horse)|
|Franklin Powers||book (P.181): Chicago bounty hunter who retired seven in one day|
|Al Jarry||The actor who played Wilbur Mercer|
|Anne Marsten||Deckard's secretary|
|Android Tests||Voight-Kampff Test
Boneli Reflex-Arc Test
Bone Marrow Test
|Off World Colonies|
|Topic||DADOES||Blade Runner||Blade Runner 2049|
|Android IQs||All seem slightly higher than the human average (at least no ant-heads or chicken-heads)||Spread between high and low ("A" to "D")|
|Human IQs||Spread between low (Isadore), normal (Iran, Barbour, Hannibal Sloat, Milt Borogrove) and above average (bounty hunters) and high (Eldon Tyrell)||Spread between normal (Deckard, Bryant, Gaff) to high (Eldon Tyrell, J.F. Sebastian, Chew)|
|Empathy (Nexus-6)||These androids feel no empathy whatsoever for other creatures; witness what happens when Pris cuts the legs off a spider
while the others watch; and what's up with Roy and the match? (but to be
fair, I've seen human children do this stuff as well).
The androids seem to desire the company of each other (as well as humans). But this may be an intellectual imperative rather than an emotional one.
|Pris and Roy seem to be developing empathy (at least for each other). When Roy decides to not kill Deckard, he seems a little more human than the bounty hunter.|
|Empathy (Nexus-7)||After having sex with Deckard, Rachael Rosen mentions that she has
had sex with other bounty hunters (perhaps 8 or 9) including Phil Resch.
A human woman might have kept quiet about this for reasons of empathy or
deception. (but to be fair; humans of both sexes have revealed such
things for various reasons in including to inflict emotional pain)
Was she cold-hearted when she kills Deckard's goat? Perhaps not. She chastises Deckard saying that he valued animals before his wife; and androids even less than that. Perhaps the killing of the goat (sacrificial metaphors aside) is her way of pointing Deckard in the right direction.
|Rachael seems to need social interactions and personal
relationships. In this way she is becoming very human.
comment: in many ways, she seemed more human than anyone else in this film. Perhaps we humans should call up for a Voight-Kampff empathy test.
|Both Deckard and Rachael are Replicants capable of sexual reproduction.|
|Nexus-8||Nexus-8 replicants were manufactured by the Wallace Corporation which acquired Tyrell patents and holdings after the great war. However, it appears that an EMP destroyed Tyrell IP which means that Nexus-8 units cannot reproduce.|
context: P.196 Rachael and Deckard just finished making love; P.196 she says "in my opinion you took advantage of me"; P.197 Deckard says "If I could legally marry you, I would"Later, she makes her point. Both androids and animals are property (with no rights) so she kills the goat to force Deckard to change his point of view (he does not but perhaps we readers can)
quote: P.202 "That goat." Rachael said. "You love the goat more than me. More than you love your wife, probably. First the goat, then your wife, then last of all---" She laughed merrily "What can you do but laugh?"
Kitchener (New Berlin), Ontario, Canada.
Note: our city was renamed from Berlin to Kitchener in 1916 (during World War I). Now that we all know that Lord Kitchener wasn't a very nice fellow, some citizens think Kitchener should be renamed New Berlin which falls in line with neighboring communities like New Hamburg and New Dundee. Others think we should merge with Waterloo then keep their name. I have no preference.