Season 3 Episode 8: “The Pit”
Directed by Roxann Dawson
Written by Bill Balas
Starring Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot, Nestor Carbonell, Olivia Cooke, Kenny Johnson
Air Date: Monday, April 27th, 2015, 9pm
Last week on Bates Motel, it really felt like “The Last Supper.” Romero (Nestor Carbonell) jumped into the crazy pool, blasted Marcus, and left him as a dead present for Bob (Kevin Rahm). He gets the flash drive from Gunnar and it shows his mother’s name. Now he has even more questions. The answers are definitely in the bottom of a bottle. Dylan (Max Thieriot) finds out that a $20,000 transplant could save Emma (Olivia Cooke) so he jumps at the chance to do a $25,000 gun running job for Chick (Ryan Hurst). Dylan asks Emma out, but Norma (Vera Farmiga) wants to have a family dinner. Caleb (Kenny Johnson) brings flowers over, so she invites him in. Drunk Romero was sleeping it off, but now is invited too. Norman (Freddie Highmore) is not happy about all this male attention on Norma. There’s even singing!
The last scene shows Norman sliding his hand over his sleeping mother’s nightgown clad hip. Gross!
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