Norman “Mother-Lovin” Bates: 9 Tips to Making the Creepiest Relationship Work


Carrie Keagan

Bates Motel is back for its second season tonight and I can’t wait to check in on all of our characters who seem to be a little checked out. Bates Motel gets it jollies by making us get the heebie-jeebies and I’m ready for my fix. 

At the center of this haunting thriller is a complex love story between mother and son that is unparalleled by any other in its desire, lust, control, and well, general ickiness.  So, for all of you star-crossed lovers out there, here are 9 tips to making even the creepiest relationship work, courtesy of the Bates Motel, ‘cause daddy issues are SO 2000 and late!

Be sure to tune-in to the season 2 premiere of Bates Motel tonight at 9pm EST on A&E followed at 11pm by the all new LIVE Bates Motel: After Hours hosted yours truly and featuring stars Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot and Executive Producers Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin.

Who knows what these two crazy love birds have in store for us in season 2! There’s certainly been a lot of foreplay and I, for one, can’t wait to consummate my love for the show! Let the creeping commence!