NORMAN BATES: LITTLE MOMMA'S BOY
Nobody’s afraid of old little women. Or wimpy hotel managers. Especially when they look like Norman Bates. But when there is a split-personality between the two, the results are nothing short of messy. Oedipus complex? Not exactly, but just as tasty and fascinating for the viewers. It seems that Norman Bates felt guilty about poisoning his mother. So, to compensate for her absence, he decided to “be” her, as well as being himself. But can one single brain handle the responsibilities of two very different people? After all, Norman’s mother was a very dominant person whilst Norman was just ‘her’ weak little puppet. The clash could not be avoided, and when Norman gets angry at Mother and vice versa, the consequences are deadly!
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