Norman tries to keep up appearances despite a troubling discovery; Dylan and Emma receive a surprise guest.
Norman's date doesn't go as planned; Romero's frustrations reach a boiling point; Chick brings Norman a gift.
Norman helps Chick with a project; Romero makes his move; an apologetic Madeleine reaches out to Norman.
Norman learns who he can rely on as he attempts to protect his secrets; Romero struggles to find safety.
Norman tries to piece together Mother's movements; in Seattle, Dylan and Emma confront an ugly truth; Sam's girlfriend, Marion, makes an impulsive decision with far-reaching consequences.
A special guest checks into the motel; Dylan grapples with devastating news; Sam and Madeleine's marriage reaches a crossroads.
Norman and Mother are brought together as trouble looms large; Romero convalesces with the aid of an old friend; Dylan returns home.
Mother uses tough love to protect Norman; Sheriff Greene opens a murder investigation; Dylan gets help for his brother.
Norman's legal problems worsen; Emma takes care of family business as Dylan finds himself caught between his past and his future; Romero begins his plan for revenge.
As the fourth season opens, Norma searches for Norman, who finds himself in unfamiliar surroundings. Dylan waits for news about Emma while Romero gets a surprising proposition.
Norma and Norman each suspect the other in a terrible deed; Dylan contemplates his future with Emma; Romero makes a choice that drastically impacts the Bates family.
Norma and Romero take a big step together; Norman attempts to accept his new surroundings; Dylan tries to shed old business.
Norman and his new friend have an adventure; Norma experiences her first taste of real happiness in some time during an annual festival in White Pine Bay; Dylan becomes caught between two families.
Norman tries to confide in Dr. Edwards, but worries he may reveal too much. Also: Norma hires a craftsman to fix a window and Romero uncovers a crime that threatens his new life.
Norman uncovers painful truths as his therapy progresses; Norma works to prevent a secret from being revealed; Romero assists an old friend despite the risk to his career.
Norman returns home after making an unanticipated discovery; Norma takes on new projects; Dylan's search for Emma's mother leads to disturbing results.
Norma is torn between Norman and Romero; during a holiday outing, Norman comes to the realization that everyone has changed while he was away.
Norma and Norman attempt to reconnect as they plan for the future; Dylan and Romero decide to take action for Norman's own good!
Norman fixates on Miss Watson's death; Dylan becomes involved in White Pine Bay's drug war; Bradley is driven to extremes as she searches for her father's killer; new romantic interests complicate the relationship between Norman and Emma.
Norma tries to distract Norman; Bradley needs help escaping from a dire situation; Romero is pressured to make an arrest; Dylan and Remo are kept on edge by a new worker.
Norma's brother Caleb arrives at the motel; Norma finds an ally in her efforts to prevent the bypass; Emma holds a memorial for a friend; a townie girl interests Norman.
Dylan questions his loyalty to Norma and Norman; Christine introduces Norma to the town's social scene; Caleb's presence worries Norman; Romero is caught between Zane's war with a rival drug family.
Norman shares a family secret with Cody; Dylan is caught in Zane's escalating war; Norma teams up with a mysterious man in an attempt to stop the bypass.
Dylan is asked to manage an explosive situation; Norma and Norman's relationship is threatened by a growing secret; Emma lands in a dangerous situation.
Norma's faith in Norman is questioned; Dylan is threatened by a revengeful Zane; Romero receives new evidence in the murder of Miss Watson; Cody and Norman's friendship reaches the breaking point.
Romero digs deeper into the murder of Miss Watson; the conflict between the drug families leaves Dylan facing an impossible choice; Norma refuses to tell Norman the truth about his blackouts.
Norma is desperate to connect with Norman; Dylan must decide if he should risk his life to save a loved one; Romero hopes a former colleague can help him determine Norman's involvement in a crime.
A tragic event from the past haunts Norman; Norma tries to prevent Norman from making a terrible mistake; Romero and Dylan find a way to end the drug war; Emma makes a decision about her future.
Widow Norma Bates and her shy teenage son, Norman, seek a fresh start in a coastal town filled with secrets; the arrival of an unexpected guest turns the Bates' lives upside down.
Dylan immediately begins causing trouble; the Bates are drawn into the secrets surrounding White Pine Bay.
Dylan learns there is more to his new job than he originally thought; Emma and Norman make a shocking discovery.
Norma deals with distractions as her suspicions grow about certain town residents.
Norma receives some much-needed help, while Norman desperately awaits his mother's return home; Emma and Norman follow more clues, leading to a big discovery.
Dylan asks Norman to move in with him; Norma warns Emma that some things are best kept to themselves.
The Bates Motel welcomes its first guest; Norman learns that popular girls come with many complications.
A mysterious stranger causes problems for Norma; Bradley is not happy when rumors spread at school; Dylan and Remo go on a fateful road trip; Norman takes up a grisly hobby.
Abernathy increases the pressure; Bradley and Dylan connect; Miss Watson encourages Norman's active imagination; Emma takes a trip.
Romero decides to take action; Norman brings Emma to the dance; Norman gets a ride home from Miss Watson.
Norman and Emma make decisions regarding their future. Norma informs Norman of his boundaries.
Norma and Norman focus on Annika's disappearance. Norma learns the truth about the Arcanum Club.
Norman's relationship with Emma weakens his bond with Norma. Romero asks Norman some hard questions.
Emma and Norman spend a day away from the motel. Romero looks into two strange deaths in White Pine Bay. Norma returns to school. Caleb and Dylan's hidden secrets unravel.
Norma turns to Romero for guidance when she finds herself in an unexpected position of power.
Norma contemplates a life outside of White Pine Bay. Emma and Dylan bond while helping Norman.
Norman agrees to get help. Dylan learns disturbing news about Emma's health.
Romero confronts Norma about newly learned information. Caleb and Dylan take a risky job.
Norman spends the day with a surprise visitor. Norma attempts to keep secrets from being revealed.