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Bates Motel -- Get excited for season 3 with a look at all the Bates Motel fun visitors had at Comic Con 2014. Check out panels, parties, and find out who's returning to the show for season 3.
Bates Motel -- Finding the perfect cast is no small task. See the stars of Bates Motel as you've never seen them before as Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin reveal exclusive audition footage for the first time.
Bates Motel: Season 2: Episode 10 -- In this scene from the second After Hours Special, Vera Farmiga, who plays Norma Bates, tells how she treats the cast to elaborate meals during holidays.
Bates Motel: Season 2: Episode 10 -- In this scene from the second After Hours Special, Max Thieriot, who plays Dylan Massett, explains how he got tricked into arm wrestling with former champion arm wrestler Kenny Johnson.
Bates Motel: Season 2: Episode 10 -- In this scene from the second After Hours Special, Nestor Carbonell talks about how fans always think his character, Sheriff Alex Romero, is wearing eyeliner.

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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3
Release Date:
18 March 2013 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
A boy's best friend is his mother. (Season 1) See more »
Plot:
"Bates Motel" is a contemporary prequel to the genre-defining film "Psycho," and gives a portrayal of... See more »
Awards:
Nominated for Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 27 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Riveting - worth watching See more (86 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 7 of 47)

Vera Farmiga ... Norma Louise Bates (20 episodes, 2013-2014)

Freddie Highmore ... Norman Bates (20 episodes, 2013-2014)

Max Thieriot ... Dylan Massett (20 episodes, 2013-2014)

Olivia Cooke ... Emma Decody (19 episodes, 2013-2014)

Nestor Carbonell ... Sheriff Alex Romero (17 episodes, 2013-2014)

Nicola Peltz ... Bradley Martin (11 episodes, 2013-2014)

Ian Tracey ... Remo / ... (11 episodes, 2013-2014)
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Series Directed by
Tucker Gates (9 episodes, 2013-2014)
Ed Bianchi (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
 
Series Writing credits
Anthony Cipriano (20 episodes, 2013-2014)
Carlton Cuse (20 episodes, 2013-2014)
Kerry Ehrin (20 episodes, 2013-2014)
Robert Bloch (18 episodes, 2013-2014)
Bill Balas (4 episodes, 2013)
Jeff Wadlow (2 episodes, 2013)
Alexandra Cunningham (2 episodes, 2014)
Liz Tigelaar (2 episodes, 2014)
Nikki Toscano (2 episodes, 2014)

Series Produced by
Justis Greene .... producer (22 episodes, 2013-2015)
Jamie Kaye Wheeler .... co-producer / associate producer (22 episodes, 2013-2015)
Carlton Cuse .... executive producer (21 episodes, 2013-2015)
Kerry Ehrin .... executive producer (21 episodes, 2013-2015)
Cory Bird .... associate producer (20 episodes, 2013-2014)
Tucker Gates .... co-executive producer / executive producer (20 episodes, 2013-2014)
John Powers Middleton .... executive producer (20 episodes, 2013-2014)
Roy Lee .... executive producer (10 episodes, 2013)
Christopher Nelson .... associate producer (10 episodes, 2013)
Mark Wolper .... executive producer (10 episodes, 2013)
Alexandra Cunningham .... consulting producer (10 episodes, 2014)
Liz Tigelaar .... consulting producer (10 episodes, 2014)
Nikki Toscano .... supervising producer (10 episodes, 2014)
Jeff Wadlow .... consulting producer (6 episodes, 2013)
Diane Ruggiero .... consulting producer (4 episodes, 2013)
Heather Meehan .... co-producer (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Original Music by
Chris Bacon (20 episodes, 2013-2014)
 
Series Cinematography by
John S. Bartley (5 episodes, 2013)
Tom Yatsko (5 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Film Editing by
Christopher Nelson (4 episodes, 2013)
Sarah Boyd (3 episodes, 2013)
Kevin Krasny (3 episodes, 2013)
David Eisenberg (3 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Casting by
Sara Isaacson (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
April Webster (10 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Production Design by
Peter Bodnarus (6 episodes, 2013)
Mark S. Freeborn (4 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Art Direction by
Margot Ready (9 episodes, 2013-2015)
Tony Wohlgemuth (8 episodes, 2014)
Peter Bodnarus (4 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Rose Marie McSherry (6 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Costume Design by
Monique Prudhomme (11 episodes, 2013-2014)
 
Series Makeup Department
Stacey Butterworth .... wig maker (20 episodes, 2013-2015)
Cayley Giene .... makeup effects lab technician (20 episodes, 2014-2015)
Donna Bis .... key hair stylist (12 episodes, 2013-2015)
Sandy Lindala .... special MUFX: Lindala Schminken fx (10 episodes, 2013)
Lisa Taylor Roberts .... key makeup artist (10 episodes, 2013)
Rosa Terracciano .... assistant hair stylist (9 episodes, 2014)
Bill Terezakis .... special makeup effects designer (5 episodes, 2013)
Emanuela Daus .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Production Management
Heather Meehan .... unit production manager / production manager (22 episodes, 2013-2015)
Jenna Bauer .... post-production supervisor (19 episodes, 2013-2014)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Pete Whyte .... first assistant director / assistant director / ... (11 episodes, 2013-2015)
Cindy Smith .... second assistant director (10 episodes, 2013)
John Mavrogeorge .... first assistant director (5 episodes, 2014)
Richard Cowan .... first assistant director (3 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Art Department
David Hadaway .... assistant art director (20 episodes, 2013-2014)
Tony Beck .... lead dresser (17 episodes, 2013-2014)
Marko Lytviak .... paint coordinator (10 episodes, 2013)
Terry Weaver .... property master (10 episodes, 2013)
Glenn Woodruff .... construction coordinator (10 episodes, 2013)
Shannon Gottlieb .... assistant set decorator (10 episodes, 2014)
Kristina Lyne .... graphic designer (8 episodes, 2014)
Kurt Bruun .... props (7 episodes, 2013)
Natalie Michalchyshyn .... construction buyer (7 episodes, 2013)
Dan Petrescu .... lead painter (7 episodes, 2013)
David Paul Hewitt White .... set dresser (5 episodes, 2014)
Margot Ready .... set designer (4 episodes, 2013)
Chad Kerychuk .... graphic artist (2 episodes, 2012-2014)
Chris Buffet .... graphics designer (2 episodes, 2013)
Leo Aza O'Leary .... props (1 episode, 2013-2014)
 
Series Sound Department
Alan Decker .... re-recording mixer / sound re-recording mixer (20 episodes, 2013-2014)
Mark Noda .... production sound mixer / sound mixer (20 episodes, 2013-2014)
Nello Torri .... re-recording mixer / sound re-recording mixer (20 episodes, 2013-2014)
Brian Armstrong .... dialogue editor / supervising sound editor (18 episodes, 2013-2014)
Brian Magerkurth .... sound mix technician (18 episodes, 2013-2014)
Arno Stephanian .... foley editor / supervising foley editor / ... (15 episodes, 2013-2014)
Thomas DeGorter .... supervising sound editor (10 episodes, 2013)
Rickley W. Dumm .... sound effects editor (10 episodes, 2013)
Michael Mullane .... supervising sound editor (10 episodes, 2013)
Kyle Billingsley .... foley mixer (10 episodes, 2014)
Michael Leder .... sound assistant (10 episodes, 2014)
Noel Vought .... foley artist (10 episodes, 2014)
Mark Allen .... sound effects editor (7 episodes, 2014)
Andy Stallabrass .... adr mixer (6 episodes, 2014)
Mark DeSimone .... adr mixer (4 episodes, 2013)
Miik Dinko .... adr mixer (3 episodes, 2014)
Jesse Dodd .... adr mixer (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Special Effects by
Alex Burdett .... special effects coordinator (10 episodes, 2013)
Terence J. Cox .... special effects technician (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Priyank Murarka .... digital compositor (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
Ivan Hayden .... visual effects supervisor (10 episodes, 2013)
James Rorick .... visual effects co-supervisor (10 episodes, 2013)
Adele Venables .... visual effects producer (10 episodes, 2013)
Rob Williams .... smoke artist (10 episodes, 2013)
Mark Spatny .... visual effects producer (8 episodes, 2014)
Cory Virs .... visual effects artist (7 episodes, 2013-2014)
Pedro Colmenares .... digital compositor (7 episodes, 2014)
Catalina Acosta .... digital compositor (5 episodes, 2013)
Priyanka Wadhwani .... digital compositor (5 episodes, 2013)
Jason Korber .... digital supervisor (5 episodes, 2014)
Jess Brown .... visual effects supervisor (4 episodes, 2014)
Stephanie Kwok .... matte painter (4 episodes, 2014)
Brent Boulet .... visual effects artist (3 episodes, 2014)
Josh Bryson .... digital compositor (2 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Stunts
Marny Eng .... stunt coordinator (10 episodes, 2013)
Kye Walstrom .... stunt double: Norman / stunt double: caleb (5 episodes, 2014)
Heidi Ford .... stunt double: Nicola Peltz / stunts: Dead Woman (2 episodes, 2013-2015)
Gavin Buhr .... stunt actor / stunt performer (2 episodes, 2014)
Rob Hayter .... stunt double: Michael Eklund / stunt double: Micheal Eklund (2 episodes, 2014)
Owen Walstrom .... stunt coordinator / stunt rigger (2 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Mark Lunn .... focus puller (16 episodes, 2013-2014)
John Clothier .... "a" camera operator/steadicam (10 episodes, 2013)
David Tickell .... gaffer (10 episodes, 2013)
Tony Whiteside .... key grip (10 episodes, 2013)
Joseph Lederer .... still photographer (10 episodes, 2014)
Brad Mear .... best boy rigging grip (10 episodes, 2014)
Connor Welsh .... grip (10 episodes, 2014)
Ian Seabrook .... "b" camera operator (8 episodes, 2013)
Adam Bunz .... rigging grip (6 episodes, 2013)
Russell Hawkes .... dolly grip (6 episodes, 2013)
James M. Jackson .... best boy electric / lighting technician (6 episodes, 2013)
Jeremy Lundstrom .... second assistant camera (6 episodes, 2013)
Aaron Stewart .... lighting technician (6 episodes, 2013)
Joern Christian Novotny .... balloon light technician (5 episodes, 2013)
Dylan Paul .... balloon light technician (5 episodes, 2013)
Jeff Harvey .... rigging best boy (4 episodes, 2013)
Justin Bergler .... first assistant camera: "b" camera (3 episodes, 2013)
David Goyer .... rigging electrician (3 episodes, 2013)
Christina Kasperczyk .... "b" camera operator (2 episodes, 2013)
Ed 'Animal' Schulz .... grip (2 episodes, 2013)
Kathian Pascal .... grip (2 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Casting Department
Corinne Clark .... canadian casting / casting: Vancouver (20 episodes, 2013-2014)
Jennifer Page .... canadian casting / casting: Vancouver (20 episodes, 2013-2014)
Jessica F. Sherman .... casting assistant / casting associate (12 episodes, 2013-2015)
Adam Goodell .... casting assistant (10 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alison Fraser .... assistant costume designer / costume coordinator (17 episodes, 2013-2014)
Lise Hache .... assistant costume designer (7 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Editorial Department
Philip Azenzer .... final colorist (10 episodes, 2013)
Zach Hammill .... post-production assistant (10 episodes, 2013)
Mike Moore .... post-production coordinator (10 episodes, 2013)
Mark A. Hawkins .... post-production assistant (10 episodes, 2014)
Ryan Jickling .... digital dailies assistant (10 episodes, 2014)
Matthew McCluggage .... post-production coordinator (10 episodes, 2014)
Patrick Lermitte .... digital dailies supervisor (8 episodes, 2013-2014)
Ryan Neatha Johnson .... assistant editor (7 episodes, 2013-2014)
Disha Patel-Webb .... assistant editor (5 episodes, 2014)
Marla K. Bechtel .... assistant editor / additional editing (4 episodes, 2013)
Frederick Wardell .... assistant editor (3 episodes, 2013)
Evan Gervais .... dailies technician (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Music Department
Michael T. Ryan .... music editor (20 episodes, 2013-2014)
Robert Litton .... orchestrator (17 episodes, 2013-2014)
James T. Hill .... music scoring mixer (15 episodes, 2013-2014)
Kerri K. Drootin .... music supervisor (10 episodes, 2013)
Paul S. Henning .... musician: violin (10 episodes, 2014)
Tim Davies .... conductor (2 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Transportation Department
Scott Irvine .... transportation coordinator (12 episodes, 2014-2015)
David Holm .... transportation coordinator (10 episodes, 2013)
Ron Irvine .... transportation captain (7 episodes, 2013)
Dave Miller .... driver: cast (7 episodes, 2013)
Carrie O'Bray .... transportation co-captain (7 episodes, 2013)
Larry Tardif .... driver: honeywagon / transportation captain (6 episodes, 2014-2015)
Mark Hoeppner .... fuel truck driver (4 episodes, 2013)
Barrie Poirier .... picture car wrangler (4 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Other crew
Jennifer Metcalf .... production coordinator (22 episodes, 2013-2015)
Carmen Siegers .... assistant production coordinator (20 episodes, 2013-2014)
Abraham Fraser .... location manager (10 episodes, 2013)
Andrea Fraser-Winsby .... clearance coordinator (10 episodes, 2013)
Carol Green-Lundy .... script supervisor (10 episodes, 2013)
Jane McKernan .... production accountant (10 episodes, 2013)
Greggory Nations .... script coordinator (10 episodes, 2013)
Brett Nielsen .... assistant production coordinator (10 episodes, 2014)
Torrey Speer .... writers' assistant / writers assistant (10 episodes, 2014)
Tony N. Kung'u .... assistant to producer (8 episodes, 2013-2014)
Stephen Ostir .... production assistant (8 episodes, 2014)
Roderick Dryden Morrison .... production assistant / key production assistant (7 episodes, 2014)
Carmen Schimmers .... production assistant (7 episodes, 2014)
Mike Atwater .... production assistant (6 episodes, 2013)
Nicole Reid Naziel .... production assistant (5 episodes, 2013-2014)
Kofi Boateng .... key production assistant (5 episodes, 2013)
Kristian Messere .... utility stand-in / stand-in: male utility (5 episodes, 2013)
Theodore Bocolas .... office production assistant (4 episodes, 2013)
Lawrence Lau .... computer/video playback operator (4 episodes, 2013)
James Forrester .... production assistant (4 episodes, 2014)
Kendrie Upton .... location manager (4 episodes, 2014)
Angélique Nonorgue .... production assistant (4 episodes, 2015)
Ian Doig .... animal coordinator (3 episodes, 2013-2015)
Bill Balas .... staff writer (3 episodes, 2013)
Sarah Vallim .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2014)
Stephanie Stanton-Linder .... animal trainer (2 episodes, 2015)
 

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Runtime:
45 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:MA15+ | Brazil:12 (some episodes) | Brazil:14 (some episodes) | Brazil:16 (some episodes) | Canada:14A | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Netherlands:12 | Singapore:PG13 (edited TV version) | South Korea:15 | USA:TV-14

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Norma's car is a 1972 Mercedes Benz 280 SEL 4.5.See more »
Quotes:
Norma Louise Bates:Why do crazy people keep gravitating towards me?See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards (2013) (TV)See more »

FAQ

How old is Norman Bates meant to be?
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72 out of 90 people found the following review useful.
Riveting - worth watching, 20 March 2013
Author: phd_travel from United States

The pilot was quite riveting. The lovely and talented Vera Farmiga is excellent as the complicated possessive Norma Bates. Freddie Highmore doesn't yet have the creepiness of Anthony Perkins but it's early days lets see how things develop and he transforms. The supporting cast looks promising too.

Some unexpected things - it is set in the present day. A bit puzzling why all the pretty girls are so into the geeky Norman.

It is much better a prequel than Carrie Diaries which has too many inconsistencies. Norman Bates story is quite an open book and the coming story holds lots of possibilities. This is one to watch.

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