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Quick Timeline of Bates Motel

2012 First Cast
2013 First Season
2014 Second Season
2015 Third Season
2016 Fourth Season
2017 Final Season

Detail Timeline of Bates Motel

August 27 , 2012

First Cast

In the first season of Bates Motel actor Vera Farmiga was the First cast in the leading role as Norma Louise Bates. This role has received lots of praise from the viewers.

March 18 , 2013

First Season

The first season of Bates Motel follows Norma and Norman Bates as they buy a motel after Norman’s father dies. The first season received a score of 65 on Metacritic. Critics gave the first season a positive review, indicating “generally favorable reviews” and the series was last aired on May 20, 2013.

March 3 , 2014

Second Season

The second season focuses on the aftermath of Norman’s teacher murder, as her mysterious past comes to light and it scores of 67 out of 100 on Metacritic. The second season last aired on May 5, 2014.

March 9 , 2015

Third Season

The third season follows on Norman’s waning deniability about what’s happening to him and so on. Bates Motel’s third season received 72 scores out of 100.

March 7 , 2016

Fourth Season

The fourth season 2016start with Norma as she becomes increasingly fearful of Norman. In this season Bates Motel was met with very positive reviews from critics. It holds an average score of 7.6 out of 10.

February 20 , 2017

Final Season

The final season of Bates Motel begins with the death of Norma after two years. The fifth and final season received a score of 81 out of 100 on Metacritic. It last aired on April 24, 2017.


Bates Motel is a contemporary prequel to psycho, which begin in Arizona with the death of Norman’s husband, after which she purchase the Sea fairer motel located in a coastal Oregon town so that she and Norman can start a new life. Remaining seasons follow Norman as his mental illness become dangerous and Norma’s struggles to protect her son. Bates motel’s storyline ignores the original film’s sequels and gives an alternate version of many of the characters and events in the original film. The series was shot outside Vancouver in Alder grove, Fraser Valley of British Columbia.

The series lead actors Vera Farmiga as Norma Louise Bates and Freddie Highmore as Norman Bates, received huge praise for their performance in the series. Side by side other actors has done an important role in the series such as; Max Thieriot as Dylan, Olivia Cooke as Emma Decody, Nicola Peltz as Bradley Martin, Nestor Carbonell as Sheriiff Alex Romero and Kenny Johnson as Caleb Calhoun.

Actor Farmiga and Hghmore received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination and won a Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television. Mates Motel won three People’s Choice Award for Favorite Cable TV Drama, and For Favorite Cable TV Actress Farmiga and Actor Hghmore. Lead role actor in Bates Motel Vera Farmiga earned $75,000 from the series.