During the hour’s haunting final act, Norman set out to take a forever nap with mom Norma as carbon monoxide filled her bedroom. His murder-suicide plot — which played out against the world’s creepiest version of “Mr. Sandman”.
It’s not enough that Freddie Highmore plays two characters on Bates Motel—teen-age Norman Bates and Mother, his alter ego version of his real life parent Norma (Vera Farmiga). He’s also written this week’s episode!