Fox’s The Exorcist wasn’t the only series based on a classic horror movie this year to deliver on the promise of its premise. In its fourth season, A&E’s Pyscho-inspired Bates Motel – an updated retelling of the story of “smother” Norma Bates and her twisted son Norman, dove deeper into the minds of its main characters than it had before, with results that were catastrophic for them and galvanizing for viewers.
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