Bates Motel (2013–2017)
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Trust 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 ... See full summary »


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Carlton Cuse (developed for television by), Kerry Ehrin (developed for television by) | 3 more credits »

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Episode complete credited cast:
Vera Farmiga ... Norma Louise Bates
Freddie Highmore ... Norman Bates
Max Thieriot ... Dylan Massett
Nicola Peltz ... Bradley Martin
Diana Bang ... Jiao
Nestor Carbonell ... Sheriff Alex Romero
Ian Hart ... Will Decody
Mike Vogel ... Deputy Zack Shelby


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 what has happened but she doesn't believe him. She tells him he sometimes sees things that aren't there. When she next stays over at Zach's, she decides to check the basement out for herself. Emma has the flu and will miss a week's school and Norman consoles Bradley, whose father has died. Zach Shelby tries to befriend Norman and takes him fishing. The police recover Keith Summer's hand after it's caught in a fisherman's net. The sheriff still suspects Norma in Summer's death and she subsequently has something of a meltdown. Norman confides in Dylan and tells him everything that's happened. Written by garykmcd

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8 April 2013 (USA) See more »

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When Norman is talking with his brother outside of the hotel he receives a text from Bradley that says "Hey" at 10:00 PM & his brother tells Norman to tell her he's coming over because "girls don't text you at 10:00 at night because they don't want you to come over". Norman reluctantly replies telling her he's coming over. When he gets to Bradley's house he sends her a text saying he is outside. The time on his phone now says 2:34 PM. See more »


Dylan Massett: [reading the text message] She says, "Cool, everyone's asleep, I'm at my house, come over."
Norman Bates: I can't go now. Not with all... This is crazy.
Dylan Massett: This is the only thing that is not crazy, okay? Be a 17 year old for 5 minutes. Come on, go have fun.
Norman Bates: Right now?
Dylan Massett: Yeah, right now. She's waiting for you, dumb ass. Come on, leave!
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The Troubling Trouble.
13 July 2019 | by Arth_JoshiSee all my reviews

Bates Motel

Anthony Cipriano, Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin, it took these names to recreate the Hitchcockian legacy, balancing the fame and art, it is TV horror- something that hasn't quite cultivated as it has in cinematic life- among the best. First of all, it is one of those rare spin-off that works, it bucks the trend, but that's not saying a lot considering that we haven't had major success in such derivations. And it is to not be easily forgotten that even a huge funded show as such, the series took some time before it started running on the field smoothly. Some might give it a few episodes, personally I think it was from the third season where they finally agreed, in sync, to what or how they have to showcase this troublesome family. And it is a family event.

Unlike the films, this one deals majorly with the reasoning and history of why these members were pushed like such. And as far as that part is concerned, I find that they are hitting all the notes on the right scale. Do notice that whenever a family drama is involved, the chapters soar above all the other genre it claims to be. Some of the best elements are them, these family members, trying to resist and accept each other in the middle of this blood bath and crime sites that they take along with them, wherever they go.

Another expected outcome, is the performance of the cast. The creators have invested smartly on Vera Farmiga and she serves the appetite you were expecting from her. What's surprising is, Freddie Highmore- especially in third season where he transforms from something innocent to less innocent- pouring his soul out, he crafts this infamous character with precision and watery communicative eyes. Just watching these two reside in Bates Motel, makes the day for me.

Trust Me

The characters glances with enough speculations and the elements oozes spookiness of proper amount. And why is it that we find hard to believe in the mythology it wishes to conjure. It is the way those very elements and characters are treated, they need a better parent or parenting, the execution is holding a lot of grudge.

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