Bates Motel (2013–2017)
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Norman and Mother are brought together as trouble looms large; Romero convalesces with the aid of an old friend; Dylan returns home.


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Episode complete credited cast:
Vera Farmiga ... Norma Louise Bates
Freddie Highmore ... Norman Bates
Max Thieriot ... Dylan Massett
Olivia Cooke ... Emma Decody (credit only)
Nestor Carbonell ... Alex Romero
Jillian Fargey ... Maggie Summers
Isabelle McNally ... Madeleine Loomis
Austin Nichols ... Sam Loomis
Brooke Smith ... Sheriff Jane Greene
Shannon Chan-Kent ... Pharmacist


Norman freaks out when he realizes he fatally stabbed Sam Loomis in the shower, but 'Norma' kicks in to urge him to dispose of the evidence, and deals with dangerously nosy visitors: the inept new sheriff Jane Greene and Dylan, who worries all the more as he finds out Norman is off medication and his therapist dead, clearly again suffering from 'Norma' episodes. While Norman pulls rank on bossy 'Norma', she still inspires disposing of corpses -including her mummified- and staying calm after dragging the lake turns up embarrassing corpses. Alex Romero fights his amnesia when regaining conscience, nursed by old friend Maggie Summers, who is reluctant to return his gun and nosy. Written by KGF Vissers

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The opening shot of Sam's eye as he lies dead on the bathroom floor mirrors the same shot of Marion as she lies dead on the bathroom floor after meeting her gruesome end at the hands of "Mother" in Psycho (1960). See more »


Norma Louise Bates: [about murder scene] Come on, Norman. You want to play with the big kids, honey? You gotta act like the big kids. Let's clean this up.
Norma Louise Bates: Okay, change your clothes. Do it over there. I'm not gonna look. I'm gonna work on this.
Norma Louise Bates: [sighs] Honey. I know you're in shock, okay? Big deal. You'll live. You can think about the meaning of life later, but right now, we got shit to do. Okay?
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That's All I Need to Know
Written by Bernie Wayne, Marvin Moore
Performed by Bobby Wood
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Freddie Highmore is an extraordinary talent
4 April 2017 | by pjdickinsonSee all my reviews

We've reached the point where everything is on a level of crazy that defies belief but due to the acting and writing ability of Mr Highmore is fantastically compelling. This has become a one man show.

What a man and what a show.

Wherever the ride is going it is worth it.

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