Bates Motel (2013– )

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"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 »

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 Norma Louise Bates (31 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Norman Bates (31 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Dylan Massett / ... (31 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Emma Decody (30 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Sheriff Alex Romero (27 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Bradley Martin (14 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Caleb (13 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Gunner (13 episodes, 2013-2015)
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"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

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Series Writer 'Bill Balas' actually has Cystic Fibrosis, and was the inspiration for the Emma Decody character being afflicted with the disease. See more »

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Norma Louise Bates: Why do crazy people keep gravitating towards me?
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Names in the main credits have one letter (in each part of the name) in blue neon, like the Bates Motel sign. The letter is usually at or near the middle of the name. See more »

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Creepy Show!
27 October 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Alfred Hitchcock (Psycho 1960) was a suspenseful and frightening film about Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins) and his dead Mother. The Bates Motel TV SHOW takes the story to a whole new level. It it is a prequel to the movie, about Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) and his mother, Norma Louise Bates (Vera Farmiga). Freddie Highmore and Vera Farmiga give an excellent performance in their roles. There are many other added features to the show including characters that are connected to the Bates family. I would recommend watching this show if you haven't seen it yet. Please see it from the beginning. There are many new twists in the story. I believe any Alfred Hitchcock fan would be excited to see this show. If you are a horror fan, watch this upcoming season!


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