Critic Consensus: Bates Motel's final season brings the franchise full circle, with a satisfyingly creepy conclusion to the trials and tribulations of Norman Bates.
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as Norma Bates
as Norman Bates
as Dylan Massett
as Sheriff Alex Romero
as Emma Decody
as Caleb Calhoun
as Bradley Martin
as George Heldens
as Miss Watson
News & Interviews for Bates Motel: Season 5
For Bates Motel, such a fitting end may seem antithetical to a series with so many shocks, but it should help the series stand up over time
Of course, the fun in Bates Motel is in perverting that sweetness until its outright rancid, but The Cord wants viewers to remember that this was a show that was driven by love at the end of the day.
From its pitch-perfect production and costume designs to its well written arc of ebbing climaxes and violent episodes, "Bates Motel" cooks on all burners.
Farmiga has given one of the best performances on TV for Bates Motel's entire run, as both "real" Norma and the version that lives in Norman's head.
I'm not sure where the end of [Romero's] story will lead but I'm excited to see it play out.
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