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‘Bates Motel’ Episode 8: “A Boy and His Dog”

On this week’s episode of Bates Motel, a mysterious stranger causes problems for Norma; Bradley is not happy when rumors spread at school; Dylan and Remo go on a fateful road trip; Norman takes up a grisly hobby.

Bates Motel serves as a contemporary prequel to the genre-defining film, “Psycho”, and promises to give viewers an intimate portrayal of how Norman Bates’ psyche unravels through his teenage years. Fans will have access to the dark, twisted backstory and learn first hand just how deeply intricate his relationship with his mother, Norma, truly is and how she helped forge the most famous serial killer of them all.

After the death of her husband, Norma Bates purchases a motel on the outskirts of the coastal town of White Pine Bay, on the hunt of a new start. As Norma and Norman get use in their surroundings, they find out the new town isn’t quite what it seems, and the local community aren’t ready to let them in on their secrets. The Bates’ response is to do whatever it takes to survive – and take guard to protect their own secrets.

Bates Motel episode 8 “A Boy and His Dog” airs April 22, at 10 PM ET/PT. Spoiler video below:

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