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Bates Motel
Bates motel 1987.jpg
Starring Bud Cort
Lori Petty
No. of Episodes 1
Main Directors Richard Rothstein
Main Writers Richard Rothstein
Producers George Linder
Ken Topolsky
Run Dates July 5, 1987

Bates Motel is a 90-minute pilot for a television series. It was not picked up and no additional episodes were made.


  • Bud Cort as Alex West
  • Lori Petty as Willie
  • Moses Gunn as Henry Watson
  • Gregg Henry as Tom Fuller
  • Khrystyne Haje as Sally
  • Jason Bateman as Tony Scotti
  • Kerrie Keane as Barbara Peters
  • Robert Picardo as Dr. Goodman
  • Lee de Broux as Sheriff
  • Kurt Paul as Norman Bates
  • Marla Frumkin as Dr. Phillips
  • Rick Lieberman as Architect
  • Timothy Fall as Terry Miller
  • Kelly Ames as Beth
  • Peter Dobson as Billy Parks
  • Paula Irvine as Rebecca
  • Scott St. James as Radio Reporter
  • Greg Finley as Attorney
  • Nat Bernstein as Salesman
  • Buck Flower as Vagrant
  • Carmen Filpi as Buddy
  • David Wakefield as Macho Chicken
  • Gary Ballard as Pastor
  • Andy Albin as Mr. Yokes
  • Dolores Albin as Mrs. Fisher
  • Hardy Rawls as Charlie Waters
  • Peter Stelzer as Bank Customer
  • George J. Woods as Minister
  • Jack Ross Obney as Workman
  • John Kenton Schull as Gas station attendant
  • George Skinta as Theater marquee man
  • Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez as Mexican gardner
  • Robert Axelrod as Sheepskin salesman
  • Chad Jonas as Promnighter


  • Craig Richard Nelson as Funeral Director