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Old 03-17-14, 11:16 PM
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Bates Motel -- "Caleb" -- 3/17/14




Episode Synopsis: Norma forms an alliance; Emma begins a new relationship; and Norman falls under the influence of a townie girl. Original Air Date: Mar 17, 2014


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Sorry for those in the East. Posting this a little late. I was a little busy tonight.
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Re: Bates Motel -- "Caleb" -- 3/17/14

Shiiiiiiit that was incredible, especially the reveal at the end.

Did anyone else think that theatrical lady was gonna come on to Norma?
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Re: Bates Motel -- "Caleb" -- 3/17/14

How fucking stupid is Dylan?

He's known Caleb for a day. Caleb has never shown up in their lives, until he was looking for money. He has an amazing real estate/business deal. Here's $11500. Ugh. That was just annoying.

Still, good episode, apart from the stupid decision.

^ I didn't get that vibe from Norma's theatre friend.
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Re: Bates Motel -- "Caleb" -- 3/17/14

Yeah I was wondering how naive he could be as well. Get some damn proof of this Costa Rican resort first.

Also, should Emma be boozing it up when she can't even breathe on her own?
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Re: Bates Motel -- "Caleb" -- 3/17/14

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How fucking stupid is Dylan?

He's known Caleb for a day. Caleb has never shown up in their lives, until he was looking for money. He has an amazing real estate/business deal. Here's $11500. Ugh. That was just annoying.

Still, good episode, apart from the stupid decision.

^ I didn't get that vibe from Norma's theatre friend.
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Yeah I was wondering how naive he could be as well. Get some damn proof of this Costa Rican resort first.

Also, should Emma be boozing it up when she can't even breathe on her own?
I also thought Dylan was pretty stupid in the episode and I think he deserved to get his ass kicked by Norman. I liked the rest of the episode, it will be interesting to see what happens with Norma's new connections with people in town.
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Re: Bates Motel -- "Caleb" -- 3/17/14

Originally Posted by Traxan View Post
Yeah I was wondering how naive he could be as well. Get some damn proof of this Costa Rican resort first.

Also, should Emma be boozing it up when she can't even breathe on her own?
No, but her rival for Norman is dead, he seems to not care and still shows no romantic interest in her. Further proving what an idiot he is.

Great episode. Vera killed it even more than normal which is saying a lot for her performances in this show.
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Re: Bates Motel -- "Caleb" -- 3/17/14

Also, I take it the 'Ford' guy that Norma met after the garden party is somehow involved with (possibly owner of) the big drug business in town?

I'm sure he was more likely thinking of her comment about the town being run on drug money, than he was about her passion toward the bypass.

Or, maybe both? Does the bypass run near to where the drug business is located?
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Re: Bates Motel -- "Caleb" -- 3/17/14

He's your uncle! He's your father! He's your uncle and your father!

Forget it, Dylan - it's White Pine Bay.
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Re: Bates Motel -- "Caleb" -- 3/17/14

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Also, I take it the 'Ford' guy that Norma met after the garden party is somehow involved with (possibly owner of) the big drug business in town?

I'm sure he was more likely thinking of her comment about the town being run on drug money, than he was about her passion toward the bypass.

Or, maybe both? Does the bypass run near to where the drug business is located?
Nick Ford is (the deceased) Miss Watson's father. He's also somehow involved in the town's drug dealing, although his business card said he was some sort of industrialist. Leave it to showrunner Carlton Cuse to give us a rich industrialist. Probably Charles Widmore's cousin or something.
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Re: Bates Motel -- "Caleb" -- 3/17/14

Please no more Macklemore songs in future episodes!

I think this was the weakest episode of the season so far except for the ending.

Not enough Norma and Norman interaction in this one.
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Re: Bates Motel -- "Caleb" -- 3/17/14

It was not the best episode ever, and then the ending happened and it was just amazing.
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Re: Bates Motel -- "Caleb" -- 3/17/14

Originally Posted by Traxan View Post
Shiiiiiiit that was incredible, especially the reveal at the end.

Did anyone else think that theatrical lady was gonna come on to Norma?
I totally got that lesbian vibe from the woman, I thought they were going to steer Norma in a different direction for a moment.

The casting kind of gave away the reveal to me. Watch the scene when they are directly facing one another, they look like they are actually related off camera. There is an uncanny resemblance. The make-up crew even styled their hair in the same way.

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Re: Bates Motel -- "Caleb" -- 3/17/14

Originally Posted by Shannon Nutt View Post
Nick Ford is (the deceased) Miss Watson's father. He's also somehow involved in the town's drug dealing, although his business card said he was some sort of industrialist. Leave it to showrunner Carlton Cuse to give us a rich industrialist. Probably Charles Widmore's cousin or something.
Oh, that's right. I thought he had appeared at some point earlier. Thanks.
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Re: Bates Motel -- "Caleb" -- 3/17/14

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I totally got that lesbian vibe from the woman, I thought they were going to steer Norma in a different direction for a moment.
I thought that would be the case too. I was also kind of thinking that the garden party would end up being some sort of swingers' party.

I'm liking Norman's new friend, Cody. Paloma Kwiatkowski is a cutie.
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Re: Bates Motel -- "Caleb" -- 3/17/14

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The casting kind of gave away the reveal to me. Watch the scene when they are directly facing one another, they look like they are actually related off camera. There is an uncanny resemblance. The make-up crew even styled their hair in the same way.
Just got around to watching this tonight, in between watching some basketball. That's the first thing that came to mind we they had that scene. I turned to my wife and said "*Lem's his father".

*Kenny Johnson will always be known as Lem around our house.
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I thought that would be the case too. I was also kind of thinking that the garden party would end up being some sort of swingers' party.

I'm liking Norman's new friend, Cody. Paloma Kwiatkowski is a cutie.
Good luck saying her name five times fast.
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Re: Bates Motel -- "Caleb" -- 3/17/14

Awesome episode. But yeah, Dylan would wreck Norman. I was literally expecting him to dragon punch Norman into the next room when he charged.
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*Kenny Johnson will always be known as Lem around our house.
Kenny Johnson will always be known as the executive producer of The Bionic Woman, The Incredible Hulk, and Alien Nation at my house.

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Re: Bates Motel -- "Caleb" -- 3/17/14



That was a sick twist at the end.

Dylan being the product of incest.
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Re: Bates Motel -- "Caleb" -- 3/17/14

what was the twist again? i seemed to have forgot. i remember Lem and he saying he was Norma's brother, but...
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what was the twist again? i seemed to have forgot. i remember Lem and he saying he was Norma's brother, but...
Caleb, Norma's brother, raped her repeatedly when she was younger. Dylan was the product of that.
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Re: Bates Motel -- "Caleb" -- 3/17/14

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Caleb, Norma's brother, raped her repeatedly when she was younger. Dylan was the product of that.
they revealed all that at the end? i must have totally spaced...
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Re: Bates Motel -- "Caleb" -- 3/17/14

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they revealed all that at the end? i must have totally spaced...
No, Norma told Norman about the abuse last season. Dylan didn't know about it.

I wasn't too surprised when Norma told Dylan that her brother was his father. This was sort of set up last season with Norma's confession of abuse to Norman, her distant relationship with Dylan, and his absent father.

Only really surprised that they actually went there...
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Re: Bates Motel -- "Caleb" -- 3/17/14

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No, Norma told Norman about the abuse last season. Dylan didn't know about it.
Norma told Dylan that Caleb had raped her at the end of this episode. Dylan said he didn't believe her.

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