Bates Motel has a lot going for it. A non-episodic format, excellent writing, fantastic sets, great acting, and, most importantly, fidelity to the source material. It even does a rather clever, Archer-esque job of mixing old and new (Norman’s mother wears dresses and uses a rotary phone, but then there are computers and armed men guarding marijuana plantations). 984 more words
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Norma receives an automated call that Ms. Blair Watson has died. Norma asks Norman about Ms. Watson offering to drive him home. He doesn’t remember anything. 610 more words
A modern reinventing and prequel of the movie psycho (1960). This story begins when Norman lives in this house near a hotel that her mom bought and trying to make a go of it, But they quickly find out that this town and his people are a little weird. 189 more words
Are you wondering how our diabolical, bat shit crazy Bates family is doing since the shocking first season finale. Some things never change.