Bates Motel: Season 1

Bates Motel: Season 1

Bates Motel: Season 1

Golden Globe nominee Freddie Highmore is a young Norman Bates in this "contemporary prequel" to Alfred Hitchcock classic Psycho. Co-stars Oscar nominee Vera Farmiga (The Conjuring) as Norman's mother.

2013Rating: R16, Violence, sexual violence & drug useUSA
CrimeHorrorMystery

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EPISODE 1.1
29 February 2020

First You Dream, Then You Die

Widow Norma Bates and her shy teenage son, Norman, seek a fresh start in a coastal town filled with secrets. The arrival of an unexpected guest turns the Bates' lives upside down.

EPISODE 1.2
29 February 2020

Nice Town You Picked, Norma ...

Dylan immediately begins causing trouble. The Bates are drawn into the secrets surrounding White Pine Bay.

EPISODE 1.3
29 February 2020

What's Wrong with Norman

Dylan learns there is more to his new job than he originally thought. Emma and Norman make a shocking discovery.

EPISODE 1.4
29 February 2020

Trust Me

Norma deals with distractions as her suspicions grow about certain town residents.

EPISODE 1.5
29 February 2020

Ocean View

Norma receives some much-needed help, while Norman desperately awaits his mother's return home. Emma and Norman follow more clues, leading to a big discovery.

EPISODE 1.6
29 February 2020

The Truth

Dylan asks Norman to move in with him; Norma warns Emma that some things are best kept to themselves.

EPISODE 1.7
29 February 2020

The Man in Number 9

The Bates Motel welcomes its first guest. Norman learns that popular girls come with many complications.

EPISODE 1.8
29 February 2020

A Boy and His Dog

A mysterious stranger causes problems for Norma. Bradley is not happy when rumors spread at school. Dylan and Remo go on a fateful road trip. Norman takes up a grisly hobby.

EPISODE 1.9
29 February 2020

Underwater

Abernathy increases the pressure. Bradley and Dylan connect. Miss Watson encourages Norman's active imagination. Emma takes a trip.

EPISODE 1.10
29 February 2020

Midnight

Romero decides to take action. Norman takes Emma to the dance. Norman gets a ride home from Miss Watson.

Bates Motel: Season 1 / Reviews

New York Post

New York Post

It ain’t Hitchcock, but it ain’t bad. Too bad it ain’t new.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Bates Motel feels new and not derivative, coming across more Twin Peaks eeriness than full-on Psycho.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

While we will wait and see if Bates Motel merits an extended stay plotwise, Farmiga gives a performance to die for.

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