TV Series | TV-MA | | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A contemporary prequel to Psycho, giving a portrayal of how Norman Bates' psyche unravels through his teenage years, and how deeply intricate his relationship with his mother, Norma, truly is.
In the Robert Bloch novel, the character of Marion Crane was known as Mary Crane and Norman killed her by decapitating her. However in the Alfred Hitchcock film, Psycho (1998), she was stabbed repeatedly by "Mother" in the shower. Hitchcock had to change her name from the book as there was... ...
Norma Louise Bates:
Why do crazy people keep gravitating towards me?
The audio for Norma's car is always that of a diesel engine but the car, a Mercedes 280 SE 4.5, is a gasoline powered V8.
Names in the main credits have one letter (in each part of the name) in blue neon, like the Bates Motel sign. The letter is usually at or near the middle of the name.
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