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Bates Motel

Bates Motel is a 1987 television movie spin-off of the 1960 suspense/horror film Psycho. The film is about Alex West, a mentally disturbed youth who was admitted to an asylum after killing his abusive stepfather. There he befriends Norman Bates and ends up inheriting the infamous Bates Motel. The film was originally produced as a pilot for a TV series set in the Bates Motel; however, it was never picked up by any network. In early 2012, A&E announced that a new TV series titled Bates Motel was in development at the network; it was later confirmed that the show was picked up for a 10-episode first season. However, being a prequel to the film, it has nothing to do with the 1987 TV ... more on Wikipedia

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