Romero decides that it is time to act and Norman takes Emma to the dance. Miss Watson gives Norman a ride home.
Abernathy amps up the pressure, but Norma doesn't know what he wants. Dylan and Bradley connect. Norman has an active imagination, which Miss Watson encourages. Emma goes on a trip.
Norma finds herself in conflict with a mysterious stranger. Rumors spread at school and Bradley is not enthused. Dylan and Remo go on a road trip that has a violent outcome. Norman takes up a grisly hobby.
Norma's first guest at the Bates Motel is not what she expected. Norman discovers that even popular girls are complicated.