Bates Motel Season 1 Review “First You Dream, Then You Die”

With great actors, great producers, and great creators behind it, Bates Motel aired their series premiere tonight with the very tense and incredibly effective episode "First You Dream, Then You Die". There was quite a bit of cynicism and negativity behind this show before tonight, with lots of people decrying Hollywood for running out of ideas by rehashing a 54 year old story, but hopefully tonight’s incredible episode will silence some of the haters. Tonight’s premiere started out with a quick scene showing Norman finding his father dead in his garage, and running to find his mom, only to find that she didn’t seem that surprised or upset about her husband’s untimely death. We have a quick time jump ahead 6 months, as we see the Bates’ arrive at the Seafairer Motel and start to renovate it into the titular Bates Motel. Then you add a little sexual assault, murder, and body dumps…and baby, you got a stew goin’! READ MORE...


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