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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 4 – TV Review

Bates Motel Hiddne Norma raincoat

Norman’s imagination is tres chic.

We get a hallucinatory murder this episode. Does that count?

No.

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Bates Motel Season 5 Episode 3 – TV Review

Bates Motel Bad Blood Norma gun

All that training paid off.

As predicted, Caleb is not dead yet.

And Chick is now Igor to Norman’s Dracula?

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Bates Motel Season 5 Episode 1 – TV Review

Bates Motel Dark Paradise Norma murder

No scenery is safe from the chew of Norma Bates.

Did you really think death would keep Norma down?

And now she doesn’t even have to pretend to be civil. Because homicidal alter-egos don’t have to keep up appearances.

She’s off the leash.

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Bates Motel Season 4 Episode 10 – TV Review

Bates Motel Norman Norma funeral

In death, as in life, she is perfection.

Well, last episode was pretty monumental.

But we can still count on a traditional bombastic Bates Motel finale, right?

Everything has changed.

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Bates Motel Season 4 Episode 9 – TV Review

Bates Motel Forever Norma crying

Me. It’s me.

Bates Motel is unlucky that I Just Hate Everything’s anniversary fell before this episode aired.

It might have made it into the top 5, after all.

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Bates Motel Season 4 Episode 8 – TV Review

Bates Motel Unfaithful Norman peep hole

But today is not that day.

Not yet.

That’s become, sadly, synonymous with Bates Motel’s fourth season.

“Not yet.”

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