Bates Motel



A "contemporary prequel" to the 1960 film Psycho, depicting the life of Norman Bates and his mother Norma prior to the events portrayed in Hitchcock's film, albeit in a different fictional town and in a modern setting. The series begins after the death of Norma's husband, when she purchases a motel located in a coastal Oregon town so she and Norman can start a new life.

  1. Carlton Cuse


  2. Anthony Cipriano


  3. Kerry Ehrin


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  1. Vera Farmiga

    Vera Farmiga

    Norma Bates

  2. Freddie Highmore

    Freddie Highmore

    Norman Bates

  3. Max Thieriot

    Max Thieriot

    Dylan Massett

  4. Olivia Cooke

    Olivia Cooke

    Emma Decody

  5. Nestor Carbonell

    Nestor Carbonell

    Sheriff Alex Romero

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Bates Motel

Season 5

2017 | 10 Episodes

The fifth and final season picks up almost two years after season 4. Now a grown man, Norman lives a double life: publicly, he's a happy and well-adjusted member of the White Pine Bay community, but at home he struggles; his violent blackouts continue to increase as ‘Mother’ threatens to take over his mind completely. Meanwhile, Dylan and Emma have been living their lives blissfully unaware of Norman’s full on descent into psychosis, and a vengeful Alex Romero hungers for a chance to destroy his stepson and avenge the murder of his one true love. In addition, new faces including the iconic Marion Crane, Madeleine Loomis and her husband Sam Loomis, and Sheriff Dana Greene become entangled in Norman’s life causing a chain of events that could blow the lid off his secret life.

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Bates Motel
Bates Motel



Status Ended


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  • TV-14


    This program contains some material that many parents would find unsuitable for children under 14 years of age.

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 43m




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