Norma Bates and her teenage son Norman relocate to the seemingly peaceful town of White Pine Bay, Oregon. Norma purchases a small motel, and intends to create a fresh start for her family. Unfortunately, an encounter with the motel's former owner reveals that White Pine Bay isn't as welcoming as it seems.
Episode number: 1x1 Production Number: 101 Airdate: Monday March 18th, 2013 Special Airtime: 10:00 pm
The phone call between Norma and Dylan was originally filmed and edited to cut away to show Dylan. However, the footage was edited out, leaving Dylan's first visual onscreen appearance for the next episode.