"Bates Motel," serves as a contemporary prequel to the genre-defining film, "Psycho," and promises to give viewers an intimate portrayal of how Norman Bates’ psyche unravels through his teenage years.
Fans will have access to the dark, twisted backstory and learn first hand just how deeply intricate his relationship with his mother, Norma, truly is and how she helped forge the most famous serial killer of them all. “Bates Motel” is produced by Universal Television for A&E Network.
Carlton Cuse ("Lost") and Kerry Ehrin ("Friday Night Lights") serve as executive producers for Carlton Cuse Productions.
The smell of marijuana leads Norma to the front porch of the motel. After convincing the incredulous trimmers to put out their joints, she confronts Dylan. As she grills him about his job, she slowly realizes that the entire town's economy is built on marijuana. She's had enough. She announces to Norman and Dylan that they're moving.