Bates Motel


"Bates Motel" is a contemporary prequel to the genre-defining film "Psycho," and gives a portrayal of how Norman Bates' (Freddie Highmore) psyche unravels through his teenage years. Fans ...

Vera Farmiga / Freddie Highmore / Max Thieriot / Olivia Cooke / Nestor Carbonell / Nicola Peltz / Kenny Johnson / Keenan Tracey

    • Released
    • (2013-)
    • Seasons
    • 5 seasons
    • Status
    • Add to
    • watch list

    SEASON 5

  • Episode 10The Cord

    Norman Bates comes home.

  • Episode 9Visiting Hours

    Norman's legal problems worsen; Emma takes care of family business as Dylan finds himself caught between his past and his future; Romero begins his plan for revenge.

  • Episode 8The Body

    Mother uses tough love to protect Norman; Sheriff Greene opens a murder investigation; Dylan gets help for his brother.

  • Episode 7Inseparable

    Norman and Mother are brought together as trouble looms large; Romero convalesces with the aid of an old friend; Dylan returns home.

  • Episode 6Marion

    A special guest checks into the motel; Dylan grapples with devastating news; Sam and Madeleine's marriage reaches a crossroads.

  • Episode 5Dreams Die First

    Norman tries to piece together Mother's movements; in Seattle, Dylan and Emma confront an ugly truth; Sam's girlfriend, Marion, makes an impulsive decision with far-reaching consequences.

  • Episode 4Hidden

    Norman learns who he can rely on as he attempts to protect his secrets; Romero struggles to find safety.

  • Episode 3Bad Blood

    Norman helps Chick with a project; Romero makes his move; an apologetic Madeleine reaches out to Norman.

  • Episode 2The Convergence of the Twain

    Norman's date doesn't go as planned; Romero's frustrations reach a boiling point; Chick brings Norman a gift.

  • Episode 1Dark Paradise

    Norman tries to keep up appearances despite a troubling discovery; Dylan and Emma receive a surprise guest.

    SEASON 4

  • Episode 10Norman

    Norman plans a special event for his mother; Romero experiences pressure over his actions; Dylan considers reaching out to Norman.

  • Episode 9Forever

  • Episode 8Unfaithful

    Norma is torn between Norman and Romero; during a holiday outing, Norman comes to the realization that everyone has changed during his time away.

  • Episode 7There's No Place Like Home

    Norman returns home after making an unanticipated discovery; Norma takes on new projects; Dylan's search for Emma's mother leads to disturbing results.

  • Episode 6The Vault

    Norman uncovers painful truths as his therapy progresses; Norma works to prevent a secret from being revealed; Romero assists an old friend despite the risk to his career.

  • Episode 5Refraction

    Norman worries about revealing too much to Dr. Edwards; Norma hires an artisan to repair a window; a crime investigation threatens Romero's new life.

  • Episode 4Lights of Winter

    Norman and his new friend have an adventure; Norma experiences her first taste of real happiness in some time during an annual festival in White Pine Bay; Dylan becomes caught between two families.

  • Episode 3Til Death Do You Part

    Norma and Romero take a big step together; Norman attempts to accept his new circumstances; Dylan tries to shed old business.

  • Episode 2Goodnight, Mother

    Norma and Norman each suspect the other of a terrible deed; Dylan contemplates his future with Emma; Romero makes a choice that dramatically impacts the Bates family.

  • Episode 1A Danger to Himself and Others

    Norma searches for Norman, who finds himself in unfamiliar surroundings; Dylan waits for news about Emma; Romero gets a surprising proposition.

    SEASON 3

  • Episode 10Unconscious

    Norman's issues push Norma to the breaking point; Emma has an unexpected reaction to good news.

  • Episode 9Crazy

    Norman spends the day with a surprise visitor; Norma attempts to keep secrets from being revealed.

  • Episode 8The Pit

    Romero confronts Norma about newly learned information; Caleb and Dylan take a risky job.

  • Episode 7The Last Supper

    Norman agrees to get help; Dylan learns disturbing news about Emma's health.

  • Episode 6Norma Louise

    Norma contemplates a life outside of White Pine Bay; Emma and Dylan bond while helping Norman.

  • Episode 5The Deal

    Norma turns to Romero for guidance when she finds herself in an unexpected position of power

  • Episode 4Unbreak-Able

    Romero looks into two strange deaths in White Pine Bay; Norma returns to school.

  • Episode 3Persuasion

    Norman's relationship with Emma weakens his bond with Norma; Romero asks Norman some hard questions.

  • Episode 2The Arcanum Club

    Norma and Norman focus on Annika's disappearance; Norma learns the truth about the Arcanum Club.

  • Episode 1A Death in the Family

    Norman and Emma make decisions regarding their future; Norma informs Norman of his boundaries.

    SEASON 2

  • Episode 10The Immutable Truth

    With Nick Ford dead, Dylan and Sheriff Romero rescue Norman. Together, they set a trap for Zane Morgan. Now safe at home, Norman tells his mother he's recalled killing Miss Watson but Norma...

  • Episode 9The Box

    Norma returns home in the early morning to find that Norman's bed hasn't been slept in. She soon gets a call from Nick Ford who says that he has Norman and if she wants to see him alive, ...

  • Episode 8Meltdown

    Romero digs for the truth behind Miss Watson's murder, while the war between the drug families presents Dylan with an impossible choice. Norman pushes Norma away when she won't tell him the truth about his blackouts.

  • Episode 7Presumed Innocent

    Norman questions Norma's faith in him. Zane's thirst for revenge threatens Dylan. Romero's presented with new evidence that may change the course of Miss Watson's murder investigation. ...

  • Episode 6Plunge

    Norma works to get appointed to the council. Norman tries to get a drivers license while dealing with an incident concerning Cody and Emma. Dylan finally gets to know his boss.

  • Episode 5The Escape Artist

    Norman trusts Cody with a family secret. Dylan finds himself fighting for his life as Zane's drug war escalates. Norma makes a deal with a mysterious man to help stop the bypass while Norman faces some of his childhood demons.

  • Episode 4Check-Out

    After the revelations, Dylan gets drunk and passes out in his car. Caleb denies being his father and returns the money Dylan gave him. Dylan again confronts Norma and she admits she never ...

  • Episode 3Caleb

    Norma is disappointed to learn that she didn't get a part in the community play. She makes a new friend however in Christine Heldens who was supposed to direct the play but quit when Norma ...

  • Episode 2Shadow of a Doubt

    In too deep, Bradley turns to Norman for help. Norma vies for Norman's attention by having him join a play. Dylan is cautious of a new member.

  • Episode 1Gone But Not Forgotten

    Norma's anxiety builds as the bypass is ahead of schedule. Norman obsesses on Miss Watson's death and Bradley's search for father's killer leads to extremes.

    SEASON 1

  • Episode 10Midnight

    With Jake Abernathy expecting her to meet him at midnight with the $150,000 Norma goes to Sheriff Romero for help. He assures her that he will take care of it and that she has nothing to ...

  • Episode 9Underwater

    The Sheriff removes Zach Shelby's body from Norma's room. She's certain it's Jake Abernathy's doing. When she receives flowers anonymously, she's certain it's a veiled threat. Abernathy ...

  • Episode 8A Boy and His Dog

    Norman is upset after Emma tells some of the other girls that he and Bradley slept together. He leaves school without permission and in a meeting with the principal and his teacher, it's ...

  • Episode 7The Man in Number 9

    Sheriff Romero responds to Norma's 911 call and has a surprising proposal for her concerning the deaths of Keith Summers and Zack Shelby. Even with those recent events now behind them, ...

  • Episode 6The Truth

    Dylan tells Gil what happened to Ethan and gets a new partner, Remo. Norma has a hard time accepting that Shelby kept Jiao a prisoner in his basement. Emma wants to call the FBI immediately...

  • Episode 5Ocean View

    Having spent the night with Bradley, a happy Norman gets home to learn that his mother is in jail, arrested for the murder of Keith Summers. Her bail is set at $100,000 but she tells both ...

  • Episode 4Trust Me

    Norman manages to get out of Deputy Sheriff Zach Shelby's house thanks to his brother Dylan who creates a diversion. The girl he found in the basement is left behind. He tells his mother ...

  • Episode 3What's Wrong with Norman

    Dylan starts his new job and there is more to Deputy Shelby, than meets the eye.

  • Episode 2Nice Town You Picked, Norma...

    Dylan Bates, Norma's older son from a previous marriage, arrives in town to the family's displeasure and Norman spends more time with Emma.

  • Episode 1First You Dream, Then You Die

    Six months after the death of her husband, Norma Bates and her youngest son Norman relocate to White Pine Bay, Oregon where she has bought a small motel in a foreclosure sale. The place is ...