Norman Bates time with us has come to an inevitable end. When this show was announced, as a fan of Hitchcock’s Psycho, I was intrigued by the concept of diving into how Norman Bates ultimately ends up the murdering psychopath that created the most iconic scene in horror film history, Marion Crane being slaughtered in her shower. We are a society consumed with understanding why people do the things they do; particularly why someone would or could take the life of another human being.
Once a professional football player murdered his wife one June night in 1994, the audience for crime stories became a national phenomenon. We devour documentaries about OJ Simpson, Jon Benet Ramsey, The Menedez Brothers, Casey Anthony, Lacey Peterson, Charles Manson, and countless others. We crave Netflix shows like Making A Murderer or America’s Most Wanted that aired for 23 seasons. Delving into the psyche of these people is fascinating; and that’s what Bates Motel did for 5 seasons... click here to continue
*Published April 26, 2017 Tv Source Magazine
Besides being our resident social media guru, Michele spends her free time writing recaps and reviews for Tv Source Magazine as well as think pieces that can be found on her blog Fireside Chats with Mimi. Michele's obsession with television began with soap opera, General Hospital, and grew from there. Her tastes range from Dawson's Creek to Son's of Anarchy. As long as the writing is good and the characters are compelling, she'll check it out. If she had to pick an all time favorite tv show, it would probably be Supernatural with honorable mention to Dawson's Creek (which held the ranking of favorite for many many years).