Type
Scripted
Premiered
Mar. 18, 2013
Status
Final Season
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
A&E TV Network

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Bates Motel

After the death of her husband, Norma Bates buys a motel in the picturesque coastal town of White Pine Bay, giving herself and her son Norman a chance to begin anew. Shy Norman is reluctant at first, but with the help of his mother he begins to open up to others and make new friends. Some locals, however, aren't as friendly and welcoming to the Bates.

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05x05 Dreams Die First Aired: Mar. 20, 2017

Norman tries to piece together Mother's movements; in Seattle, Dylan and Emma confront an ugly truth; Sam's girlfriend, Marion, makes an impulsive …

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Bates Motel Concluding With Season 5

A&E has confirmed that Bates Motel will be closing its doors after its fifth season. The announcement was made earlier today during the veteran drama's San Diego Comic-Con panel, which leaves the show with 10 episodes in 2017 to wrap things up.
The impending end of the Psycho prequel was expected by many after key events at the end of Season 4. According to Executive Producer Carlton Cuse, Season 5 will explore ways in which Bates Motelintersects with the events of Psycho, as well as specific differences that will distinguish the TV series from the movie.

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  • Nicola Peltz appeared in fewer episodes in season two because she was filming Transformers: Age of Extinction.
  • While British Columbia can mostly pass as coastal Oregon, the Oregon Coast Range is far shorter than the Northern Cascades and lacks the snowy peaks and rough rocky terrain.
  • Unlike Psycho, which is set in Fairvale, California, Bates Motel is set in the fictional coastal town of White Pine Bay, Oregon. The series' actual set in Aldergrove, British Columbia. Other…
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    Unlike Psycho, which is set in Fairvale, California, Bates Motel is set in the fictional coastal town of White Pine Bay, Oregon. The series' actual set in Aldergrove, British Columbia. Other set locations have been used throughout the Fraser Valley, British Columbia. The set of the original film was replicated in Aldergrove, located on 272nd Street.
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