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Bates Motel

Bates Motel

Mar 18, 2013 43m US
1107 votes
  • Mystery
  • Drama
  • Crime

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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.

Title Bates Motel
First Air Date Mar 18, 2013
Last Air Date Apr 24, 2017
Episodes 50
Seasons 5
Companies Kerry Ehrin Productions, Carlton Cuse Productions, Universal Television
Keywords small town, parent child relationship, motel, dysfunctional family, horror, prequel, serial killer, single mother, based on movie