Bates motel norman and norma relationship

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The relationship between Norma Bates and Norman Bates. Norman was born to Norma in and was her only child with second husband Sam Bates. Bates Motel, the modern day prequel story to Alfred Hitchcock's classic thriller In the most overtly incestuous display so far in the show, Norman Bates shared. “Picking up from last season, Norman (Freddie Highmore) is fixating on Miss and Emma (Olivia Cooke) complicates her relationship with Norman as the In “ Bates Motel,” following the tragic death of her husband, Norma.

This time, of course, his encounter with Caleb. She unknowingly gets a little too involved in town politics and stumbles upon someone higher up, who is looking to get involved with Dylan in the marijuana trade. This person also happens to be Miss Watson's father, so things get complicated for Norman there, as well. In order to fully get Norma's attention, Norman is kidnapped and locked up in a creepy, little box outside of town in the woods and he starts to unravel.

He has a blackout of sorts and starts to remember his time with Miss Watson on the night of her murder. Suddenly, his involvement is crystal clear: It's very intense and creepy to see all of these things come to light for him. Pinterest So, we've talked about all of the times Norma and Norman are super cuddly and hold a hug for maybe a little too long, but at the end of season two, you get to see the full shebang—mother and son locking lips.

After Norman's memory comes back in regards to what happened between him and Miss Watson, he plans on leaving his mother and everyone behind and ending his own life. When he sets out to the woods with a gun, Norma is able to track him down and talk him into coming home, but not before they share passionate kiss on the lips. Norma noticed she had been shot and just before Annika succumbed to her injury, she handed Norma a flash drive and told her to use it for her and Norman.

Persuasion When Norman was awoken by the sound of the police cars, he went down to the crime scene and when he saw Annika's corpse, he believed he was responsible for killing her but Norma assured him that he was in the clear and told him that Annika had already been shot before he arrived on the scene.

Later, when Norman and Emma decided to go on a picnic, Norma warned him that he shouldn't sleep with Emma due to her delicate condition. Norman ignored his mother's warning but things came to an abrupt stop during the picnic when Norman mentioned to Emma that Norma had warned him against sleeping with her, which caused an angry Emma to rebuke him and storm off. Meanwhile, Norma went to Dylan for help with the flash drive, which led to Norman becoming suspicious about their secrecy and he followed Dylan back to his cabin where he found Caleb and told Dylan that Norma had to know what he was doing, but Dylan told him not to say anything as he didn't want to destroy his renewed relationship with his mother.

However, Norman refused to listen and drove off. Unbreak-Able The following morning, Norman awoke in his bed to find Emma in his room, as she told him that he had blacked out and that Norma had asked her to watch him while she went out.

When Dylan arrived at the house, Norman told him that he had to tell Norma the truth about Caleb being at the cabin but when Dylan went to the hospital to collect Norma after her accident, he realized that she was oblivious to the news and that Norman had lied to him.

When Norma offered to make dinner for Norman, he questioned her about her floral dress and she told him she had been wearing the same clothes since morning. He went upstairs to her room and rummaged through her closet, finding her floral dress.

He smelled it and put it close to him as Norma called him for dinner. He hid the dress under the mattress of his bed. Norman also apologized to Dylan, admitting that he was jealous of his growing relationship with Norma. He offered Dylan his support in telling Norma about Caleb. However, Norma did not take the news well and grabbed a suitcase and a gun, before running out of the house with Norman trying to follow her.

She yelled to Dylan to take care of Norman, as she drove off and Norman screamed to her. Dylan tried to get him to calm down as Norman said that Norma had never left him. Dylan ended up punching Norman across the face and put him to bed. Dylan left Norma several messages, which led to her shooting her phone. A dazed Norman told him that this was what Norma did, just like when they often moved and never let Dylan know. Sometime during the night, Dylan found Norman in the kitchen making breakfast wearing Norma's nightgown and was confused when Norman told him to go wake his brother.

He then realized that Norman thought that he was Norma. When Norma finally returned home early the following morning, she told Norman and Dylan that she was going to fulfill their wishes to talk to Caleb.

They drove to the cabin and Norma came face-to-face with Caleb, who sank to his knees and apologized how he treated his sister. After a moment, she finally embraced him as Dylan and Norman looked on. However, Norman had an angry look on his face. Norma Louise Norma decided to organize a evening meal for the family and when Dylan told her he had asked Emma out for dinner, she told him to invite Emma to the house. When James Finnegan called to the house, Norma told him that she was worried about Norman and James said that he could have a word with him, so Norma took him down to the basement, where Norman was working on his taxidermy.

Norman, wanting to keep his mother happy, agreed to talk to James but wanted to do it alone and told Norma that they wouldn't be needing her. When Norma left, James and Norman engaged in talk about his taxidermy before Norman talked about how opinionated people were.

Turning the tables, he asked James what it was like sleeping with Norma and said that he had known Norma all his life so knew what she was like and asked him if he would be concerned if his own mother abandoned her kids in the way Norma did. Getting uncomfortable, James got to leave and Norman accused him and Norma ganging up on him, believing him to be crazy.

James asked him if it bothered him that Norma could be attracted to another man and if it would mean that she would be taken away from him. He then asked Norman if he wanted to sleep with her, which made Norman snap and attempt to choke James. Suddenly, Norman snapped out of it and James rushed out of the basement, as Norma met him running out of the front door.

James told her to get Norman help right away. Norma found Norman at the bottom of the stairs to the basement, but he wouldn't repeat what James had said. Norma embraced him, saying that "[we] all go a little mad sometimes" and that she wouldn't leave him again.

As everyone found their seats at the dinner table, Norman stopped Caleb from sitting next to Norma and took the seat next to her. Later that night, as Norma slept Norman entered her room and bent down beside her, caressing her thigh. Norma retaliated by telling him that he didn't know what it was like to be his mother and that he would end up killing her.

He was stunned and she apologized before telling him to stay home as she was going to try to sort everything out. When she was gone, Norman saw a hallucination of Norma, who told him that if anyone got in his way she would kill them.

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Norman suddenly snapped out of his fugue state and ran off. The Pit When Norman returned home after spending time with Bradley, he went down to the basement to find Norma clearing away his taxidermy tools. He questioned her and she told him that she didn't want the investigation into his father's death to be reopened and said it would look suspicious if the police were to find his taxidermy tools laying about.

Angry, Norman grabbed a knife and pointed it at her before saying that he was tired of everyone assuming that he was the one with the problem.

Norma told him to go to his room.

[TV] Does Norman Get Romantic With Mother In “Bates Motel”?

Crazy When Norma informed Norman that she went to see a mental health facility, saying they could get the treatment he needed, Norman didn't take the news well, accusing her of giving up on him, and stormed up to his room.

Later that evening, Norma found him trying to conceal a suitcase under his bed.

bates motel norman and norma relationship

He told her he had had enough and was leaving with Bradley. Norma said she was dead and Norman asked how she was in the motel if she was dead and Norma grabbed the suitcase, but lost her balance and tumbled down the stairs with the suitcase. Norman gathered up his belongings but Norma roused and knocked him out with a doorstop, before dragging him down to the basement and tying up his hands and feet, just as Norman started to come to.

She then went back upstairs, locking the basement door, and phoned Dylan for help as Norman lay awake on the floor. When Dylan arrived, he went down to the basement but they discovered that Norman had freed himself and escaped via a small window. Norma said he was talking nonsense about Bradley but Dylan revealed that she faked her death and he could just be imagining her. As Bradley and Norman drove past the sign that said they were leaving White Pine Bay, 'Norma' asked to speak to Bradley and at first Norman refused, which confused Bradley.

He then asked 'Norma' if she would leave if he granted her request and told Bradley that his mother wanted to speak to her, forcing her car off the road into the woods. Norman got out of the car and rushed over to Bradley's side where 'Norma' was seen trying to open the driver's side door. She grabbed Bradley out of the car and Bradley tried to make a run for it, only to trip and fall on the ground.

Suddenly, Norman saw Bradley's lifeless body and his hands covered in blood, asking his mother what she's done. He then drove the car to the waterfront and opened the trunk where Bradley's lifeless body lay. He apologized for his mother's actions before closing the trunk and going back to the driving seat, where he turned the engine back on and put it in motion, watching it go into the water and sinking to the bottom. She was going to take Norman away from her and said she could never let that happen.

If Norman had died being out in the world, she would have died too and told him there's a cord between their hearts, before hugging him and reassuring him that she will take care of everything and that it will remain a secret.

She said they will always be together and Norman agreed that would be nice, as he stood alone on the water's edge. Unconscious Season 4 After Norman was taken to the psychiatric hospital, Norma was informed by a doctor that because she never sought help for him, she could be seen as being neglectful.

When she was cutting his hair that evening, Norman made her promise not to send him back to the psychiatric hospital and told her about the "dream" that he had where she had killed Bradley. The following morning, as she went out, she locked him in her room as he slept.

When he awoke, he realized what she had done and repeatedly banged on the door until the managed to break through the one that led into his own room. A Danger to Himself and Others When Norman awoke the following morning, he asked Norma why she had locked him in her room while she went out. She told him she had gone shopping and over breakfast he questioned why there were no grocery bags out. She later found him in the basement next to the freezer and he questioned her about Audrey Decody's missing body.

He said that Norma needed help and he would protect her. He later found her searching the pit and when a family arrived to check in, he told Norma to go up to the house to clean herself up as he would check them in.

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After he finished doing so, he found the consent forms that Pineview had faxed over. He hallucinated his father who told him Norma was crazy and was really the one who killed him. Norman confronted Norma as she prepared dinner, refusing to leave her as he didn't trust her. As he sat at the opposite end of the table, he started creeping Norma out. He approached her and started yelling at her about her being the one who really killed Blaire Watson and Bradley Martin as she was jealous of them.

Norma fled the table and ran upstairs with Norman in pursuit. She tried to find the gun under her mattress but saw that Norman had it. She tried to get him to give it to her but knowing what she was up to, he pushed her away and she barricaded herself in Dylan's room and phoned Romero for help.

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Later when the coast was clear, she went downstairs and grabbed a scissors. She went down to the basement where she found Norman. He said he had found the consent forms and she told him she only wanted to help him. From the way he talked, it seemed like he was prepared to kill the both of them but as Romero arrived, she took the gun from his hand and he was lead outside.

She grabbed the forms and pleaded with him to sign them, which he di. Goodnight, Mother Norman was none too pleased about being admitted to Pineview and seemed disinterested when the nurse showed him around.

He asked how long he would be there and was told it was for Dr. During their initial therapy session, Norman refused to say anything to Dr. Edwards but blamed Norma for putting him there. However, he later said that she was the most wonderful mother in the world.

Norma also made several attempts to see her son but was told there was a hour waiting period. Dylan later told her she was doing the right thing by having him committed. Later when Norma finally visited, their reunion did not go well as Norman was cold and distant, telling her he would never forgive her. Afterwards, still on edge from the visit, he stormed to Dr. Edwards office, demanding to see him. He ended up in solitary confinement and when Dr. Edwards finally visited, Norman said he had reason to believe that his mother was crazy and committing murders.

Edwards said that such and accusation would warrant an investigation and Norman agreed. He ran to hug her and as they walked together, she asked about his therapy sessions and told him not to talk about his father as it would upset him. Edwards later revealed that Norma hadn't actually visited as he received an e-mail of the visitor list each day and her name wasn't on it.

Refraction As Norman was having a therapy session, "Norma" appeared and told him not to reveal anything. Norman later recalled how abusive his father was which included raping Norma as he hid under his parents' bed. Norma held his hand through the ordeal. He phoned home only for Romero to answer the phone. Norma took over but Norman didn't let on that he knew about the marriage and surprised her by announcing that he would be coming home unless she could give him a reason not to.

When she later visited, their reunion was tense and he then revealed that he knew that she and Romero had married. She told him that everything she had done was for him and he told her to prove it by allowing him to come home. She reluctantly accepted his request and took him home the next day.

There's No Place Like Home Norma awoke in the middle of the night alone in her bed since Romero decided it would be best to move out so that Norman could re-adjust to being home.

She discovered the heating was broken and when Norman complained about the new TV and DVDs, she told him to go back to bed. However, he decided to get into her bed beside her as he said it would be a good way to keep warm before asking why they had drifted so far apart. As they ate breakfast together, he again complained about how different everything was and Norma told him to be thankful to Romero for helping them out.

That evening as they went Christmas tree shopping with Dylan and Emma, Norma rebuked an almost psychotic Norman for having told Romero to divorce her and told him the truth about her marriage to Romero, causing Norman to throw up. When they got home, they found themselves unable to sleep due to the house being cold and Norma recommended sleeping down in the motel but Norman elected to sleep in a separate room.

Hours later and unable to sleep, he saw Romero return to the motel to see Norma, who informed him that she had told Norman they were married.

Norman crept into the room next to hers and listened through the wall before removing a painting from the wall and using a knife to create a peephole so that he could spy on them having sex. The following day as the repairman spoke to Norma about the faulty furnace, Norman listened in on their conversation and she introduced them to each other.

Psycho II[ edit ] In the film Psycho II unrelated to Bloch's novel of the same nametwenty-two years later, Norman Bates, now supposedly cured, is released from the institution and returns home. He soon receives notes and phone calls supposedly from Mrs. Norman offers Mary a room in his house, and she reluctantly accepts. At about this time, a series of mysterious murders are committed by a woman with a knife to people who come to the motel and the house.

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Norman's sanity begins to unravel, as he starts to believe that his mother is committing the murders. Bill Raymond Robert Loggiashows him Mrs. Bates' corpse and reveals to him that Mary Samuels is actually Mary Loomis, Sam Loomis' daughter, and is plotting with her mother, Lila, to drive him crazy again in order to get him recommitted for Marion's murder; they both dress up as Norman's mother and appear through the window of her bedroom.

Mary believes that the murderer is hiding in Norman's house, and when Norman explains to Mary that the murderer might be his real mother, she speculates that he might have been adopted.

The murderer eventually kills Lila. When Mary and Norman return to the house, Norman receives a phone call from Dr. Raymond; in his mind, however, the phone call is from his mother. Mary, disturbed, tries to convince Norman to stop answering the phone by dressing up as his mother, complete with a butcher knife.

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Mary accidentally kills Dr. Raymond, who has come to the house to catch Mary, and Norman tries to hide her from the police. Mary discovers Lila's corpse hidden in a pile of coal, and, convinced Norman is the murderer, tries to kill him.

The police intervene just in time however, and shoot her dead. Spool visits Norman and reveals that she is his real mother, and that Norma Bates was actually his aunt; Spool had been put in a mental institution shortly after giving birth to Norman, and her sister, Norma, had adopted him and told him that he was her son.

Spool then reveals that she had committed the murders in order to protect Norman. He bludgeons her to death with a shovel, and carries her corpse up to Mrs. Bates' room, where the "Mother" personality takes control of his mind once again. Emma killed John in a jealous rage after Norma stole him away from her, and abducted the young Norman, convincing herself he was the child she had with John. Emma was arrested and institutionalized, and Norman was returned to his mother.

By this point in the series, Norman has begun murdering young women again under the control of the Mother personality. He finds some hope for redemption when he meets and falls in love with a young woman named Maureen Coyle Diana Scarwidbut "Mother" eventually wins out and kills her.

Tracy finds Norman and tells him the truth about his parentage, and Norman destroys Mrs. Spool's corpse, attempting to break free of "Mother"'s control. He is arrested and sent back to the institution, but proclaims that he is finally free.

The Beginning[ edit ] The fourth and final film in the series, retcons the revelations of the second and third film, supplying that Norman's father was stung to death by bees, removing all references to Emma Spool and retelling much of Norman's and his mother's past from the original film.