"Bates Motel" is a contemporary prequel to the genre-defining film "Psycho," and gives a portrayal of how Norman Bates' (Freddie Highmore) psyche unravels through his teenage years. Fans ... See full summary »
With Nick Ford dead, Dylan and Sheriff Romero rescue Norman. Together, they set a trap for Zane Morgan. Now safe at home, Norman tells his mother he's recalled killing Miss Watson but Norma refuses ...
Norma returns home in the early morning to find that Norman's bed hasn't been slept in. She soon gets a call from Nick Ford who says that he has Norman and if she wants to see him alive, she has to ...
Focuses on a small town that is turned upside down when several local people, who have been long presumed dead suddenly reappear, having not aged and unaware of their own fatality. As they ... See full summary »
Mary Elizabeth Winstead,
An invisible and mysterious force field descends upon a small fictional town in the United States, trapping residents inside, cut off from the rest of civilization. The trapped townsfolk must discover the secrets and purpose of the "dome" and its origins, while coming to learn more than they ever knew about each other.
"Bates Motel" is a contemporary prequel to the genre-defining film "Psycho," and gives a portrayal of how Norman Bates' (Freddie Highmore) psyche unravels through his teenage years. Fans discover the dark, twisted backstory of Norman Bates and how deeply intricate his relationship with his mother, Norma (Vera Farmiga), truly is. Written by
A&E Television Networks
Unlike Psycho (1960), the inspiration for the series set in Fairvale, California (United States), the prequel series, Bates Motel (2013), is set in the fictional coastal town of White Pine Bay, Oregon (United States). Instead of being filmed in Oregon, the series actual set is within the community of Aldergrove, British Columbia (Canada). Other set locations have been set filmed throughout the Fraser Valley in British Columbia. Alfred Hitchcock's original filming location for Psycho (1960), still hauntingly remains within Universal Studios Hollywood, Los Angeles, California (United States). The chilling set has been replicated in the small Canadian community of Aldergrove, where the modern series is filmed. Aldergrove is not incorporated as a town, though it is home to the southeastern edge of both the Township of Langley and the Greater Vancouver metropolitan area. The community borders Lynden, Washington (United States) and one of five land border crossings in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia, a populous region that extends from Horseshoe Bay south to the Canada and United States border and east to Hope at the eastern end of the Fraser Valley. The series' replicated set is located on 272nd Street in Aldergrove, British Columbia. See more »
I really don't have time to be hooked on another TV show, but I'm sucked in. This is very suspenseful - I have not been bored for a moment. I really like the addition of Dylan. He adds some edge to the show, although it's already pretty gripping. I really thought this would just be some gore-fest - it's not (although there are some grisly scenes). It really is intriguing - the family dynamics and characters. I look forward to more. I loved Vera Farmiga in Higher Ground and Orphan - I will check out more of her work. She is very versatile - a fine actress. I am not familiar with the others, but they are pretty awesome, too.
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