About the TV Show
small town parent child relationship motel dysfunctional family horror prequel serial killer single mother based on movie or documentary
First Air Date: March 18, 2013
|First Aired on||:||2013|
|Created By||:||Carlton Cuse,Anthony Cipriano,Kerry Ehrin|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||50 episodes in 5 Seasons|
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.