Norman Bates comes home.
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.
Mother uses tough love to protect Norman; Sheriff Greene opens a murder investigation; Dylan gets help for his brother.
Norman and Mother are brought together as trouble looms large; Romero convalesces with the aid of an old friend; Dylan returns home.
A special guest checks into the motel; Dylan grapples with devastating news; Sam and Madeleine's marriage reaches a crossroads.
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.
Norman discovers who he can rely on as he attempts to protect his secrets; Romero struggles to find safety.
Norman helps Chick with a project; Romero makes his move; an apologetic Madeleine reaches out to Norman.
Norman's date doesn't go as planned; Romero's frustrations reach a boiling point; Chick brings Norman a gift.
As the fifth and final season opens, Norman tries to keep up appearances despite a troubling discovery while Dylan and Emma receive a surprise guest.