Bates Motel

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Teenager Norman Bates and his widowed mother take a stab at starting over in a coastal town.

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2013–2017 Series 5 Seasons57 Episodes

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Bates Motel

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Best Lines on TV This Week (April 14-20): ‘Who Are You, Ronald Reagan?’

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Best Lines on TV This Week (April 7-13): ‘Say Nothing, You Understand? Get a Lawyer!’

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Best Lines on TV This Week (March 24-30): ‘Oh, Mother — What Have I Done?’

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Best Lines on TV This Week (March 17-23): ‘No. I Said I was Done With You. I Meant That.’

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Rihanna’s Salute to Marion Crane Shakes Up ‘Bates Motel’

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Best Lines on TV This Week (March 3 – March 9): “Welcome to the House That Fear Built. Come on In.”

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Best Lines on TV This Week (Feb. 17 – Feb. 23): ‘I think I’m on the waitlist for heaven, but they’re not returning my calls’

What’s On: Things are getting more Psycho by the episode in the final season of ‘Bates Motel’

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Freddie Highmore: New Season of ‘Bates Motel’ Delves Deeper Into Norman’s ‘Imaginary Life With Mother’


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Ask Matt: ‘Empire’s Sophomore Slump, ‘Bates Motel’ Getting Psycho, ‘Castle’, ‘Nashville’, ‘The Muppets’ and More

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What’s Worth Watching: ‘Bates Motel’, ‘Person of Interest’, ‘Castle’ and more for Monday, May 16

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What’s Worth Watching: ‘Person of Interest’, ‘Bates Motel’, ‘Castle’, ‘The Voice’ and more for Monday, May 9

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What’s Worth Watching: ‘Bates Motel’, ‘Jack Irish’, ‘Dancing With The Stars’ and more for Monday, May 2

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‘Bates Motel’: Nestor Carbonell on the Wedding of Romero and Norma Bates (VIDEO)

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What’s Worth Watching: Nora Ephron, ‘Dancing With The Stars’, ‘Bates Motel’ and more for Monday, March 21


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What’s Worth Watching: ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’, ‘Bates Motel’, ‘Castle’ and more for Monday, March 7

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Ask Matt: Weird Bates Motel, Satisfying Justified, Overlooked Americans, and Time Slot Shuffling


Critic’s Notebook: The Return of Gotham, a Meltdown at Bates Motel, Logo’s Bold Cucumber-Banana Cocktail

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