Bates Motel Reviews & Ratings

Mondays, 10:00 PM ET on A&E

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The teenage years of Norman Bates from Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho."
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Nov 17, 2015 6:05PM EST
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Very chilling psychological drama. It gives a great insight into how someone can have multiple personalities and not even know about it. The fact that it is based on a real story just makes it all the more intriguing.

Very chilling psychological drama. It gives a great insight into how someone can have multiple personalities and not even know about it. The fact that it is based on a real story just makes it all the more intriguing.

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Jan 13, 2016 7:58AM EST
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Bates Motel is a prequel version of Psycho set in modern times. What makes this show so successful is it's ability to tell a dark story well. Watching as main character Norman begins to unwind and his mother Norma protects is riveting.

Bates Motel is a prequel version of Psycho set in modern times. What makes this show so successful is it's ability to tell a dark story well. Watching as main character Norman begins to unwind and his mother Norma protects is riveting.

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Mar 8, 2016 6:04AM EST
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If you're a fan of Psycho, I recommend reading/youtubing Slavoj Žižek's analysis of the film, and how each floor of the Bates motel relates to different parts of Norman's psychology - Id, Ego, and Superego. It's super interesting, and brings a whole new dimension to the movie at least.

If you're a fan of Psycho, I recommend reading/youtubing Slavoj Žižek's analysis of the film, and how each floor of the Bates motel relates to different parts of Norman's psychology - Id, Ego, and Superego. It's super interesting, and brings a whole new dimension to the movie at least.

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by ZacELB
Mar 11, 2015 11:14AM EDT
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What Can I Say About Bates Motes? It's Filled With Action, Suspense And Just The Right Amount Of Creepy! The Complexity Of The Characters Is Unparallelled! It's A Great Series, It's Bold, Daring, Bloody And Bordering On Immoral!! It's Unique!

What Can I Say About Bates Motes? It's Filled With Action, Suspense And Just The Right Amount Of Creepy! The Complexity Of The Characters Is Unparallelled! It's A Great Series, It's Bold, Daring, Bloody And Bordering On Immoral!! It's Unique!

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Oct 11, 2014 8:57PM EDT
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Creepy and stunning. Their relationship has you cringing.. it's a must watch!

Creepy and stunning. Their relationship has you cringing.. it's a must watch!

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Jan 30, 2017 2:27AM EST
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May sound strange, but I'm waiting for it to end and then I'm gonna binge watch the whole thing. If I live that long. That's the only drawback I can see to that plan. This show really wasn't at all what I expected and it's been just amazing. Love it!

May sound strange, but I'm waiting for it to end and then I'm gonna binge watch the whole thing. If I live that long. That's the only drawback I can see to that plan. This show really wasn't at all what I expected and it's been just amazing. Love it!

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Jul 5, 2015 9:27PM EDT
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The starts off a little slow but develops into something deviously captivating. The story is sadistic; about a dysfunctional family trying to run away from its past and start a new life. The bond between mother and son is twisted and corrupt. I recommend this show.

The starts off a little slow but develops into something deviously captivating. The story is sadistic; about a dysfunctional family trying to run away from its past and start a new life. The bond between mother and son is twisted and corrupt. I recommend this show.

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Mar 22, 2015 11:55PM EDT
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Really great acting on this show... such that I can't watch it right before bed because Norman is creepy as hell!
The only thing this show needs is a new network... A&E is too small for this show and it needs better marketing. Other than that, it's perfect and I highly recommend it.

Really great acting on this show... such that I can't watch it right before bed because Norman is creepy as hell!
The only thing this show needs is a new network... A&E is too small for this show and it needs better marketing. Other than that, it's perfect and I highly recommend it.

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Feb 21, 2015 5:16AM EST
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A fascinating and exciting show which perfectly illustrates the fatal impact of a highly dysfunctional mother-son relationship on both Norman and Norma. Great cast and great writing. I like the inside-look one gets into a psychopaths mind. The only thing I don't care for is the whole thing with the drugs. It seems a bit far-fetched. Other than that it's a great show.

A fascinating and exciting show which perfectly illustrates the fatal impact of a highly dysfunctional mother-son relationship on both Norman and Norma. Great cast and great writing. I like the inside-look one gets into a psychopaths mind. The only thing I don't care for is the whole thing with the drugs. It seems a bit far-fetched. Other than that it's a great show.

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Dec 13, 2014 1:28PM EST
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That TV show is so great it turns you.. well actually it turns me into a nervous wrack every time i watch it.

It really requires balls to have the audacity to turn such a creepy and acclaimed book and movie into a successful tv show and they made it so far.

Such a great cast and a french actor in the mix :D ... so many awards ! You won't regret watching it, definitively not a waste of time !

I wish them many many great seasons.

That TV show is so great it turns you.. well actually it turns me into a nervous wrack every time i watch it.

It really requires balls to have the audacity to turn such a creepy and acclaimed book and movie into a successful tv show and they made it so far.

Such a great cast and a french actor in the mix :D ... so many awards ! You won't regret watching it, definitively not a waste of time !

I wish them many many great seasons.