5 Reasons We Love Watching: Bates Motel

We know whodunit, but now we get to learn why-dunit. Based off of Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho, Bates Motel is the prequel to the classic horror film which spawned the slasher genre. A contemporary greek tragedy, Bates Motel focuses heavily on analyzing the deranged psychology of Norman Bates’s relationship with his mother, the people around him, and himself. Here are five reasons why you should catch up:

5. The contemporary setting is perfect:

4. How ironic everything seems to be:

3. The show’s sense of humor is soooo meta:

2. Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates is amazing:

1. Freddie Highmore as Norman Bates. 'Nuff said:

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Feb 5, 2016 10:43PM EST

Their relationship is SO TWISTED... and yet, almost relatable. Vera Farmiga should be in all the things.

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Mar 21, 2015 11:33AM EDT

What more of a reason do you need to watch than Vera Farmiga?

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Jun 24, 2016 2:44AM EDT

This season was off the chain. I can't wait to see next season. I only wish there were 23 episodes a season rather than a 10.

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