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{{Film Continuity}}
'''Taffey Lewis''' is the owner of [[Taffey's Snake Pit Bar]] in the Fourth Sector where much entertainment occurs. There is music, exotic dancing, something being smoked in pipes. But the place isn't downmarket - all the clientele seem to be well dressed. Taffey is obviously used to policemen and has little time for them. [[Deckard]]'s threats don't wash with him and he dismisses Deckard with a free drink.
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|image= File:Taffey_Lewis.png
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|occupation= Owner of The Snake Pit
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|gender=Male
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|race=[[Human]]
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|portrayed= [[Hy Pyke]]|status = Alive|nationality = American|hair color = Gray|eye color = Brown}}'''Taffey Lewis''' was the owner of [[The Snake Pit]] in the Fourth Sector.
   
Deckard invites [[Rachael]] to join him, but she says it's not her kind of place. Deckard then sees [[Zhora]] and waits for her backstage, before gaining access to her (shared) dressing room through a quickly thought-up deception. After she discovers Deckard's intentions, she punches Deckard, and escapes. After a chase through [[Los Angeles]], Deckard shoots her two times, killing her.
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Used to policemen and having little time for them, when [[Rick Deckard|Deckard]] tried to ask him about his use of artificial snakes, Taffey denied using them, claiming he only used real ones. Deckard's threats did not wash with him and he dismissed Deckard with a free drink before leaving.{{ref|br}}
   
[[Leon]] turns up (presumably to meet his "girlfriend" after she finished her performance). Luckily for Deckard, Rachael decides to come down to see him after all, and she finds Leon attacking Deckard. Rachael shoots Leon in the head and kills him.
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== Behind the Scenes ==
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Taffey was played by [[Hy Pyke]].
   
Taffey was played by [[Hy Pyke]]. An interesting bit of trivia is that although [[Ridley Scott]] is a notorious perfectionist when it comes to shooting and reshooting scenes, Hy Pyke managed to play Taffey perfectly in one take.
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Although [[Ridley Scott]] is a notorious perfectionist when it comes to shooting and reshooting scenes, Hy Pyke managed to play Taffey perfectly in one take. It was also Hy Pyke's suggestion that Taffey Lewis sit at the bar. Pyke, being a comedian, observed that club owners would sit at the end of the bar, calling it their "power position."
[[Category:Characters|Lewis, Taffey]]
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[[Category:Individuals (film continuity)|Lewis, Taffey]]

Latest revision as of 15:08, May 22, 2019

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Film Continuity

Taffey Lewis was the owner of The Snake Pit in the Fourth Sector.

Used to policemen and having little time for them, when Deckard tried to ask him about his use of artificial snakes, Taffey denied using them, claiming he only used real ones. Deckard's threats did not wash with him and he dismissed Deckard with a free drink before leaving.[1]

Behind the Scenes Edit

Taffey was played by Hy Pyke.

Although Ridley Scott is a notorious perfectionist when it comes to shooting and reshooting scenes, Hy Pyke managed to play Taffey perfectly in one take. It was also Hy Pyke's suggestion that Taffey Lewis sit at the bar. Pyke, being a comedian, observed that club owners would sit at the end of the bar, calling it their "power position."

ReferencesEdit

  1. Blade Runner – all versions
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