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Norman Bates (Character)
from Psycho (1960)

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Psycho -- Blu-Ray Trailer for Psycho
Psycho -- Marion Crane is brutally stabbed in this famous scene.
Psycho -- A young woman steals $40,000 from her employer's client, and subsequently encounters a young motel proprietor too long under the domination of his mother.
Psycho -- Norman Bates tells Marion about his mother.
Psycho -- Driving in a rainstorm, Marion Crane reflects on her crime until she happens upon the Bates Motel.

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Inspired by the ghoulish real-life murderer ... See more »
Alternate Names:
Norman Bates in 'Psycho Soap' / The Body Of Norman Bates / The Voice Of Norman Bates / Young Norman Bates


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  1. "Bates Motel"
        - Presumed Innocent (2014) TV episode, Played by Freddie Highmore
        - Plunge (2014) TV episode, Played by Freddie Highmore
        - The Escape Artist (2014) TV episode, Played by Freddie Highmore
        - Check-Out (2014) TV episode, Played by Freddie Highmore
        - Caleb (2014) TV episode, Played by Freddie Highmore
          (12 more)
  2. The Pyrex Glitch (2012) Played by Garrett Swann
  3. "Outside the Box"
        - Psycho (2011) TV episode, Played by Brad Oscar
  4. "Ramblers"
        - Episode #1.2 (2011) TV episode, Played by Paul Thorp (as The Body Of Norman Bates) / Thomas Oldham (as The Voice Of Norman Bates)
  5. Psycho in 60 Seconds (2011) Played by Tyler Onassis
  6. Shadow (2010) Played by Brett Leigh
  7. Mrs. Bates (2010) Played by Carsten Garbode

  8. Inside the Actors Studio Spoof (2003) (V) Played by Vince Vaughn
  9. AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003) (TV) Played by Anthony Perkins
    ... aka "AFI's 100 Years, 100 Heroes & Villains: America's Greatest Screen Characters" - USA (complete title)
  10. "Telepasión española"
        - Telepasión 13 (2002) TV episode, Played by Miguel Nadal

  11. "Saturday Night Live"
    ... aka "NBC's Saturday Night" - USA (complete title)
    ... aka "SNL" - USA (informal title)
    ... aka "SNL 25" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night" - USA (first season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live '80" - USA (sixth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 15" - USA (fifteenth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 20" - USA (twentieth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 25" - USA (twentyfifth season title)
        - Vince Vaughn/Lauryn Hill (1998) TV episode, Played by Vince Vaughn
        - Anthony Perkins/Betty Carter (1976) TV episode, Played by Anthony Perkins
  12. Psycho (1998) Played by Vince Vaughn
  13. Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990) (TV) Played by Anthony Perkins / Henry Thomas (as Young Norman Bates)

  14. Bates Motel (1987) (TV) Played by Kurt Paul
  15. "Amazing Stories"
    ... aka "Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories" - USA (complete title)
        - Welcome to My Nightmare (1986) TV episode, Played by John Simone
  16. Psycho III (1986) Played by Anthony Perkins
    ... aka "Psicosis 3" - USA (Spanish title)
    ... aka "Psicosis III" - USA (Spanish title)
  17. Psycho II (1983) Played by Anthony Perkins
    ... aka "Psicosis 2" - USA (Spanish title)
    ... aka "Psycose 2" - USA (Spanish title)
  18. Good-bye Cruel World (1983) Played by Alan Spencer (as Norman Bates in 'Psycho Soap')
  19. Wacko (1982) Played by Scott McGinnis
    ... aka "Crazy Doctor in Love" - Philippines (English title)

  20. Psycho (1960) Played by Anthony Perkins
    ... aka "Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho" - UK (complete title), USA (complete title)
Archive Footage:
  1. "Special Collector's Edition"
    ... aka "Edición Especial Coleccionista" - Spain (original title)
        - Comparativa: Psicosis (2011) TV episode, Played by Anthony Perkins
  2. "A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss"
        - The American Scream (2010) TV episode, Played by Anthony Perkins
  3. The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (2010) (TV) Played by Anthony Perkins
    ... aka "2010 Academy Awards" - USA (informal short title)
    ... aka "The 2010 Oscars" - USA (informal short title)
    ... aka "The Oscars" - USA (informal short title)
  4. Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation (2001) (V) Played by Anthony Perkins
    ... aka "Boogeymen" - USA (short title)

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From Psycho II (1983)
Mary: Can I use your phone again?
Norman Bates: Sure. Who you're gonna call?
Mary: Uh, I just remembered of a girl friend I have in town, well, she's sort of a girl friend, but maybe she'll let me spend the night at her place.
Norman Bates: I thought you were going to stay here. You're more than welcome to stay, there's a free room upstairs.
Mary: I don't think that's a good idea.
Norman Bates: Why?
Mary: Look, I don't wanna hurt your feelings or anything, but Myrna talked about you on the Diner today. Mrs Spool told her to shut up but she didn't. She said you've been locked up.
Norman Bates: [upset] Did she tell you why?
[Mary nods no]
Norman Bates: Well I'll tell you. When I was little, I had a fight with my mother, so I put some poison in her tea, you know. But I'm all right now.
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