Chell, a test subject from Aperture Laboratories, attempts to escape the facility with the guidance of Wheatley, a clumsy and talkative personality core who mistakenly awakes GLaDOS, the mad and murderous central AI of Aperture, who strongly interferes with the breakout.
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Did You Know?
GLaDOS may be named for real life Dr. Gladys J. Loring who was one of the psychiatrists who evaluated Mercury Astronaut candidates at Wright-Patterson. These men were put through extreme tests that pushed the boundaries of ethical testing. See more
At one point in the game GLaDOS says that she will live forever while Chell would die in sixty years or less. GLaDOS was "killed" in Portal and still refers to the event with phrases like "since you killed me" and "after you murdered me". See more
[after breaking 11 monitors
They're not even your screens to break! It's vandalism! It's pure vandalism! You wouldn't do this if it was your house, would you? If I came around to your house smashin' your telly, you'd be furious. And rightly so. Unbelievable.
During the credits, GLaDOS sings "Want You Gone" on an orange computer screen, which floats off into space at the end of the song. See more
Turret Wife Serenade
Written by Mike Morasky See more