Bates Motel: Season 1 Episode 109 ‘Underwater’ Recap

Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates in BATES MOTEL (Image Credit: Joseph Lederer)

Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates in BATES MOTEL (Image Credit: Joseph Lederer)

Norma is horrified at finding Deputy Shelby’s dead body in her bed, when the Sheriff comes over to investigate Norma says something hilarious, “Why do crazy people gravitate towards me?”  The look on Norman, Dylan, and the Sheriff’s face was priceless.  While Norman and Dylan are trashing the mattress the body was found on, Norma smells people smoking pot.  The “guests” Dylan brought from Oregon are not surprisingly smoking a joint while relaxing on the porch and Norma goes ballistic on them. Continue reading

Bates Motel: Season 1 Episode 106 ‘The Truth’ Recap

Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates and Freddie Highmore as Norman Bates in BATES MOTEL (Image Credit: Joseph Lederer)

Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates and Freddie Highmore as Norman Bates in BATES MOTEL (Image Credit: Joseph Lederer)

After Norma finds out that Deputy Shelby is the bad man who has been keeping Asian sex slaves in his basement, she loses it and tries to bolt to confront him.  Norman jumps in the window of her car and manages to stop her and convince her that they’ll get justice they just have to do things right. Continue reading

Bates Motel: Season 1 Episode 105 ‘Ocean View’ Recap

Freddie Highmore as Norman Bates and Max Thieriot as Dylan Massett in BATES MOTEL (Image Credit: Joseph Lederer)

Freddie Highmore as Norman Bates and Max Thieriot as Dylan Massett in BATES MOTEL (Image Credit: Joseph Lederer)

Somebody got laid – go Norman!  After Norman practically skips home from Bradley’s house, he finds Norma has been taken to jail.  He goes to see her and half-heartedly offers his help.  She doesn’t take it, instead screams at both sons to get out.  It is pretty clear that Norman is in a sex haze, nonetheless, he puts the motel up for collateral against Norma’s $100,000 bail to get her out of lock up.  Is she grateful?  Of course not, she is absolutely livid. Continue reading

Bates Motel: Season 1 Episode 104 ‘Trust Me” Recap

Freddie Highmore as Norman Bates in BATES MOTEL (Image Credit: Joseph Lederer)

Freddie Highmore as Norman Bates in BATES MOTEL (Image Credit: Joseph Lederer)

Norman barely escapes Deputy Shelby’s house after finding the Asian girl, the only reason he gets away is due to his brother’s help.  He distracts Shelby by asking for help with finding gas.  Norman doesn’t even realize Dylan saved his ass.

Things are heating up between Norma and Deputy Shelby, getting busy in the Bates Motel room.  Dylan catches them on their way out and there is an awkward almost victorious smirk on Deputy Shelby’s face as he stares down Dylan and gets in the car with Norma.  Shelby is not a good guy.  Dylan warns Norma not to trust him but it’s hard to say how she took it. Continue reading

Bates Motel: Season 1 Episode 3 ‘What’s Wrong With Norman’ Recap

Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates and Freddie Highmore as Norman Bates in BATES MOTEL (Image Credit: A&E)

Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates and Freddie Highmore as Norman Bates in BATES MOTEL (Image Credit: A&E)

Norman and his CF girlfriend are wigging out over being chased by the pot field guards.  That fainting scene in Norman’s language arts class was one of the best I’ve seen, mostly due to his leg flying up and knocking over the desk.  I don’t know why but it was pretty funny.  Turns out Norman’s brother is one of the new guards for the weed being paid $300 a day to watch the crop.  I have to say that I don’t find this unlikely in rural Oregon; actually it is probably quite accurate. Continue reading

Bates Motel: Episode 102 ‘Nice Town You Picked, Norma’ Recap

Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates and Freddie Highmore as Norman Bates in BATES MOTEL (Image Credit: Joseph Lederer)

Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates and Freddie Highmore as Norman Bates in BATES MOTEL (Image Credit: Joseph Lederer)

In the first four minutes, Norman’s estranged brother shows up and a man practically burned alive drives into a ditch.  Bates Motel certainly didn’t disappoint in the second episode.  The man burned inside his car is Bradley’s father who unfortunately witnesses the accident.  According to the Sheriff, he owns a warehouse in town and someone burned it with him inside.  The car accident causes the police to look around the scene, outside the Bates’ property, and they find Mr. Summers’ (the rapist) truck.  After briefly questioning Norma about the truck they start a search, it is pretty clear that the Sheriff Romero is awfully suspicious of Norma. Continue reading

Keegan Connor Tracy

An Interview with Keegan Connor Tracy of ‘Bates Motel’ and ‘Once Upon a Time’

Keegan Connor Tracy

Keegan Connor Tracy (Image Credit: Brice Ferre)

In anticipation of the new Hitchcock inspired A&E series, Bates Motel, The Daily Quirk got the opportunity to interview Keegan Connor Tracy who plays Ms. Watson in the new show.  Perhaps best known for her role as ill-fated Kat Jennings in Final Destination 2, Keegan Connor Tracy has been all over Television and film since 1998 with her most recent role being the Blue Fairy in ABC’s Once Upon a Time.  Lucky for us, she took time out of her busy shooting schedule for Bates Motel to answer a few questions for our readers.

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