A "contemporary prequel" to the 1960 film Psycho, depicting the life of Norman Bates and his mother Norma prior to the events portrayed in Hitchcock's film, albeit in a different fictional town and in a modern setting. The series begins after the death of Norma's husband, when she purchases a motel located in a coastal Oregon town so she and Norman can start a new life.Bates Motel featuring Vera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Netflix, available for purchase on iTunes, available for purchase on Google Play, and 4 others. It's a crime and drama show with 50 episodes over 5 seasons. Bates Motel is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 93% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.2 (82,033 votes).
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50 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).
50 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).
Not available to watch free online.
Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.