A sadistic and twisted relationship between serial killer-to-be, Norman Bates, and his mother Norma. A prelude to the classic horror film Psycho, the series takes a contemporary glimpse into Norman’s formative years and reveals how he became one of the most infamous murderers of all time.
The year is 1988. Tom Allen, recently widowed, is a respected Sydney psychiatrist and father of two children. Tom accepts an offer by the Bishop of Sydney to become a counsellor of priests. During these sessions, he uncovers a scandal and become embroiled in the Church’s attempts to cover it up. Tom’s quest for justice will push him to his limits, and reveal a side.