After finding his father dead, teenager Norman Bates and his mother, Norma, purchase a motel and move to White Pine Bay in search of a new life, but they soon discover this idyllic seaside town hides some deadly secrets. Unable to trust anyone but each other, the two indulge in a deeply twisted relationship that raises the question: does mother really know best?
1: First You Dream, Then You Die
Mar 18, 2013
Widow Norma Bates and her shy teenage son, Norman, seek a fresh start in a coastal town filled with secrets. The arrival of an unexpected guest turns the Bates' lives upside down.
2: Nice Town You Picked, Norma...
Mar 25, 2013
Dylan immediately begins causing trouble. The Bates are drawn into the secrets surrounding White Pine Bay.
3: What's Wrong with Norman
Apr 1, 2013
Dylan learns there is more to his new job than he originally thought. Emma and Norman make a shocking discovery.
4: Trust Me
Apr 8, 2013
Norma deals with distractions as her suspicions grow about certain town residents.
5: Ocean View
Apr 15, 2013
Norma receives some much-needed help, while Norman desperately awaits his mother's return home. Emma and Norman follow more clues, leading to a big discovery.
6: The Truth
Apr 22, 2013
Dylan asks Norman to move in with him; Norma warns Emma that some things are best kept to themselves.
7: The Man in Number 9
Apr 29, 2013
The Bates Motel welcomes its first guest. Norman learns that popular girls come with many complications.
8: A Boy and His Dog
May 6, 2013
A mysterious stranger causes problems for Norma. Bradley is not happy when rumors spread at school. Dylan and Remo go on a fateful road trip. Norman takes up a grisly hobby.
May 13, 2013
Abernathy increases the pressure. Bradley and Dylan connect. Miss Watson encourages Norman's active imagination. Emma takes a trip.
May 20, 2013
Romero decides to take action. Norman takes Emma to the dance. Norman gets a ride home from Miss Watson.