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The Tyrell Corporation is a fictional corporation from the 1982 Ridley Scott film Blade Runner. Based in Los Angeles in the year 2019, Tyrell is named after it's founder Dr. Eldon Tyrell and is a high-tech biocorp primarily concerned with the production life-like androids (or replicants). Tyrell's motto is "More human than human". Ridley Scott Sir Ridley Scott (born November 30, 1937 in South Shields) is an influential British film director and producer. ... Blade Runner is a 1982 science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott, which depicts a dystopian Los Angeles in November 2019. ... This article is about the largest city in California. ... A replicant is a bioengineered or biorobotic being created in the film Blade Runner. ...

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The Blade Runner series
Films Blade Runner | Soldier
Characters Rick Deckard | Eldon Tyrell | Gaff | Rachael | Roy Batty | Leon Kowalski | Pris | Zhora | J.F. Sebatian
Locations Tyrell Corporation | Bradbury Building | Tannhauser Gate
Cast Harrison Ford | Rutger Hauer | Sean Young | Edward James Olmos | Daryl Hannah
Crew Ridley Scott | Hampton Fancher | Michael Deeley | David Peoples
Novels Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? | The Edge of Human | Replicant Night | Eye and Talon
Games and comics The Blade Runner Videogame | A Marvel Comics Super Special: Blade Runner | Blade Bummer
Making ofs Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner | On the Edge of Blade Runner | Future Shocks
Other topics Philip K. Dick | Vangelis | Soundtrack | Themes | Replicants | Voight-Kampff machine | Spinner
Related articles Postmodernism | Cyberpunk | Cult film

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Replicant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1199 words)
As for the Tyrell Corporation, it's probably an homage to the 1974 fictional television series Kolchak: The Night Stalker, where the "Mr R.I.N.G." episode features a violent genetic-mechanical hybrid android that develops a survival instinct.
Tyrell developed Rachael as an experimental replicant with false memory implants, so she would think she was human.
Tyrell said that these memories would act as a "pillow" to cushion her developing emotions.
BRmovie.com: Encyclopedia Blade Runner (2930 words)
The corporation is a "family affair" in the novel.
Sebastian was manipulated and deceived by Pris and later slain by Roy Batty in the Tyrell Pyramid.
If one follows the cyberpunk tradition with mega-corporations, "zaibatsus", it is an implicit fact that the corporation basically has its own government, police force, code of laws etc. The Tyrell Corporation might or might not be the sole replicant manufacturer, as it is never clarified in the movie.
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