Alfred Hitchcock's PSYCHO is one of the most important motion pictures in history, changing the cinematic and horror landscapes and giving birth to sequels, a remake, a hit TV series and - when nobody was looking - the failed 1987 TV pilot BATES MOTEL starring Bud Cord (HAROLD & MAUDE) and Lori Petty (TANK GIRL), in which Norman Bates' best friend inherits the Bates Motel and finds out that it's haunted by kindly ghosts.
Yup, it's a PSYCHO tv series without Norman Bates in it. And with ghosts. BATES MOTEL only lasted one episode, but was it really... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold talk you through this bizarre and forgotten piece of TV history, as our Halloween Horror Month begins!
Theme Song: "The C2S Team" by Andy Hentz