To call oneself a film buff and not have seen Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho is a sin. Simply said, it is one of the best movies ever made in the United States, a true cinematic masterpiece that revolutionized its field. Based on this film, Carlton Cuse, Kerry Ehrin, and Anthony Cipriano created the TV series “Bates Motel,” which delves into Norma and Norman Bates’ lives before the events of the film. A modern prequel to the Hitchcock classic, the show is also set in the fictitious Oregon hamlet of White Pine Bay. The premiere episode premiered on March 18, 2013, and the series finale aired on April 24, 2017.
Outside of Vancouver, in Aldergrove and the Fraser Valley of British Columbia, ‘Bates Motel’ was filmed. The network skipped the pilot and went straight to ordering the first season’s first ten episodes in order. Since its renewal for a fourth and fifth season on June 15, 2015, the show has become A&E’s longest-running original-written drama series. The series was nominated for a Primetime Emmy, a Saturn Award, and a People’s Choice Award thanks to the stellar performances of the lead actors and the overall excellent quality of the filming.
Bates Motel Season 6 Renewal Status
The Bates Motel TV series has been officially canceled by A&E. The upcoming fifth season of Bates Motel will be its final. It’s possible that A&E hasn’t even thought about the next season yet. There are no current plans for a sixth season.
Bates Motel Season 6 Release Date
The fifth season of Bates Motel debuted on February 20, 2017, and it wrapped up on April 24, 2017. The fifth season was always intended to be the last one for this show. This strange narrative of a mother and son’s strange relationship is masterfully concluded by a tragic ending that leaves us wanting more. Though we anticipate additional spin-offs and sequels in the future, the show has concluded and will not return for a sixth season. We are going to update this article with the Bates Motel Season 6 premiere date if, by some miracle, another network decides to air the show.
Bates Motel Storyline
After Norma’s husband dies, she and her son go from Arizona to Oregon, and we follow their adventures there. In an effort to start again, Norma buys the Seafairer Motel in White Pine Bay and rebrands it as the Bates Motel. The former motel owner sexually assaults her, though, and things quickly go downhill from there. Norma kills the intruder with a knife, but she and Norman decide not to call the police and instead covertly get rid of the body. Sheriff Romero starts paying more attention to the Bates family as a result of the incidents.
As Norma tries to keep her son’s hallucinations and blackouts a secret from the rest of the family, we gradually get a glimpse into the dysfunctional dynamics at play inside their relationships. At the beginning of the school year, Norman and Emma become friends. In the second episode, Norman’s brother Dylan checks into the motel. Even with Norma, things are rocky in his relationship. The increasingly frightening actions of Norman throughout the series are reminiscent of the shocking sequence of events in the Hitchcock masterpiece.
Bates Motel Cast and characters
- Vera Farmiga as Norma Louise Bates
- Freddie Highmore as Norman Bates
- Max Thieriot as Dylan Massett
- Olivia Cooke as Emma Decody
- Nicola Peltz as Bradley Martin
- Nestor Carbonell as Sheriff Alex Romero
- Kenny Johnson as Caleb Calhoun
Bates Motel Season 6 Plot
Norman is seen towards the beginning of the final season working on something. We also saw Dylan and Emma get a visitor they didn’t expect. Unfortunately for Norman, things did not go well on his date, and he returned home in a rage.
Many viewers are eager to learn where the show is headed next. Dylan’s journey back to his hometown was the subject of the series finale. Romero launches his plan for retribution; Norman’s legal difficulties escalate; Emma manages the family business as Dylan struggles to choose between the past and the future. Romero and Norman, who he has kidnapped captive, escape into the cold woodland. Norman is successful in evading him. When a customer and her children return to the motel, Norman treats them like old friends.
Fans can expect to see the same characters return if the program is renewed for a second season, and the plot will keep following the mystery. There are no new developments as of this writing. We will be sure to update you with any developments.
Bates Motel Season 6 Trailer
Below is the season 5 teaser. All five seasons of the show are now available to watch online on Netflix in case you haven’t seen it yet.
Where to watch Bates Motel?
The episodes can be seen on demand through services including Amazon Prime, iTunes, Vudu, and Google Play. The program is available for viewing on this service.
Bates Motel Age Rating
The TV-MA rating indicates that the content is intended for an adult audience and may not be appropriate for those under the age of 17. The following may be present in this program: strong language, sexual content, or graphic violence.