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Anniversary 2017: The Top 5 TV Shows of the Past Year (For Whatever Reason) – Best Of

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Can you believe it’s been five years since I Just Hate Everything was birthed?

And I’m five years older, but not at all wiser.

I suppose that’s to be expected when I mostly watch CW shows.

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Bates Motel Season 5 Episode 10 – TV Review

I won’t hyperbolise and tell you that this is the most gut-wrenching, tear-jerking, ethereal, gift-from-the-Gods finale in history. Because it’s not.

But even when Vera Farmiga was literally inhaling the scenery, Bates Motel wasn’t about being the biggest.

No. Bates Motel dies as it lived. True. And confident. And honest.

It was worth the wait.

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Bates Motel Season 5 Episode 9 – TV Review

Bates Motel Visiting Hours Emma

This is her moment.

Literally, she’s off that bench she was on last episode.

And baby, what an exit.

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Bates Motel Season 5 Episode 8 – TV Review

Bate Motel The Body Norma Norman kiss

Thankfully, Bates Motel is now strong enough not to need the incest tension.

Well, Norman isn’t out of jail.

But Romero does get to shoot somebody in the head.

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Bates Motel Season 5 Episode 7 – TV Review

Bates Motel Inseparable Dylan crying

Who would have thought back in Season 1 that I’d be yelling at my TV screen “not Dylan!”

For a long time, I’ve salivated at the thought of Norman slashing his way through his fellow main characters. I mean, I knew it would be harrowing, but I also hoped it would be delicious.

But it’s not delicious. I’m just scared and crying.

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Bates Motel Season 5 Episode 6 – TV Review

Bates Motel Marion Rihanna

Marion Crane is about to have her Marion Crane moment.

Bates Motel is back, bitches. And it knows everything. About your expectations.

And it will subvert them.

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Bates Motel Season 5 Episode 5 – TV Review

Bates Motel Dreams Die First Rihanna Marion Crane Sam Loomis

I don’t always hate everything. My branding is fraudulent.

Bates Motel, just in the nick of time, blasts out of the water-treading trap it has fallen into so far this season by getting those Psycho gears turning.

Marihanna Crane, you better watch out.

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