Bates Motel: Nestor Carbonell on the Wedding of Romero and Norma Bates (VIDEO) – TV Insider
Vera Farmiga discusses the new union between her character, Norma Bates, and Sheriff Romero (Nestor Carbonell) on A&E's 'Bates Motel.'. "Bates Motel" recap: In Season 4, Episode 10, the finale reveals Norma Bates' fate and Romero will carry a torch for Norma to his grave. The relationship between Norma Bates and Alex Romero. to take the polygraph test and was brought to the police station by Norma and Dylan, where Romero.
The decision was made for us when we took on the project. But implementing it was really hard. Going down that road and having to see the tragedy of how it fell apart for her was really hard because Carlton and I have spent four years believing that things could work out for them.
We had to believe that to write it. He is in fact delusional. He is functioning, though. It seemed like such a rich arena, we wanted to have time to tell that story.
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And then secondary, I think that we have always worked very hard to keep Norma grounded, believable, sympathetic and every time you peel away a little bit of insight and knowledge from her about the possibility that her son is dangerous, you totter on tipping over into her becoming unsympathetic. It becomes a completely different story. It felt organically like the right place to do it.
Dylan has moved away; Romero gets arrested. Dylan trying to deal with the fact that he has cut himself off from his family, but can you ever really do that? Romero will carry a torch for Norma to his grave. He has huge issues with Norman, so all that is going to come into play in the last season. Surely Dylan will learn at some point that his mother has died.
He lashed out at Romero, saying he tried to warn him and that he didn't want to see him anywhere. Romero lost it and held him against a wall by his neck, telling him he would find out what led to Norma's death.
After Norman gave his eulogy at Norma's funeral, Romero arrived and an angry Norman returned the wedding ring which Romero took back but then he punched Norman and a fight erupted. Justin and his son attempted to break it up with Justin threatening to call the police. Romero informed him that he was the police and left. Norman Season 5 Having realized that Jim Blackwell had been sent by Romero to kill him, Norman paid the latter a visit at the prison and thanked him for sending the man to check up on him, not letting on that he was dead.
Romero warned him not the get too comfortable all alone in the house. The Convergence of the Twain After discovering that Norman was in police custody, Romero showed up at the station and rounded up the deputies, forcing them to take him to Norman.
A deputy shoved Norman out of his cell and Romero attempted to choke him before a deputy ordered him to stop as he was going to kill him. He then ordered Norman to take him to where Norma's body was buried.
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Visiting Hours Romero forced Regina to drive and after telling her to return to town he ordered Norman to get into the passenger's seat. Norman told him to drive for ten more minutes and soon revealed himself to be "Mother", which led Romero to point his gun at him, telling him to take him to Norma's body.
They trudged through the snow and the grave was eventually located. When Norma's corpse was uncovered, Romero viciously assaulted Norman, punching him several times, seemingly knocking him unconscious. Romero went home and took some money from under the fireplace and went to visit Pineview in order to help get Norman admitted. When asked what relation to the Bates he was, Romero said that he was marrying Norma.
He later rang Norma to tell her that Norman would be admitted as long as he signed the consent forms and told Norma that he would marry her.
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He said he had to do so to maintain their cover and when he showed up with his belongings, he told her he would need a key. He later suggested going out to dinner and they talked about past relationships.
They later arrived home and he carried a tipsy Norma upstairs and said goodnight to her, jokingly referring to her as "Mrs. Romero" but she said she was keeping her own name. The following morning, she found a wedding present of a coffee maker from him with a note saying he had called some workers to fill in the pit.
That evening when she returned home, she found him in the basement and he said he was hiding money. After her reunion with Norman didn't go as planned, she returned home and Romero comforted her. She attempted to kiss him, and although he pulled back at first, she said it was what she wanted and he kissed her, before carrying her upstairs. Later, he was happy to see her join him at the winter festival, but when they got home they found the house had been broken into.
Lights of Winter As Norma and Romero cleaned up after the break in, Norma wondered who would break in as she kept a low profile and thought Bob Paris had something to do with it, but Romero reassured her that it wasn't him, saying that he was still being blamed for the clampdown on the drugs in the town.
Later, when he returned home, he heard Norma playing the piano and when she asked him if he killed Bob Paris, he didn't say anything but the look on his face said it all. She asked him why he did it and he said he had to. Refraction As Romero got ready to leave for work, Norma told him how happy she was with him and they kissed.
After being threatened by Chick, she returned home angry but had cooled off by the time Romero returned. However, she wasn't pleased when he told her that Chick had arrived with the repaired window. She told him to go ahead and do his worst as she wouldn't back down.
He left without a fight and a confused Romero asked what was going on so she told him everything about her past. She then told him to pack a bag and he asked where they were going. The Vault Norma and Romero continued to enjoy married life by sleeping together.
Later on in the morning, Romero finds Norma in the basement. She wants to make some home improvements which include hanging new drapes and planting fruit trees, the latter of which Romero says he can help with.
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She also says it would be a great idea to convert the cellar into a fruit cellar. However, Norma says she's in financial trouble and is late on paying the bills. However, Romero reveals the bag of Bob Paris' money and even though Norma is reluctant to take it, he tells her she deserves something good in her life.
Romero is hurt that Norma made the decision without him and she says she had to tell Norman that they were married for his sake as she had to protect him. Romero forgives her and says he wants to be a decent father figure so that they can get through this. Norma tells him things have changed which leads him to become suspicious about the closeness of their relationship. She tells him she loves him as she's interrupted by Norman calling for her.
When Norma later shows up at Romero's house, he informs her about Norman's visit to him and tells her that she has to tell Norman the truth that they love each other and he has to deal with it. Romero reassures Norma that he loves her and she feels the same way about him.
Later on in the motel, an upset Norma says she told Norman everything and while Romero comforts her, Norman sneaks into the adjoining room and listens through the walls. He goes a step further by removing the painting on the wall and uses some tools to widen a hole so that he can spy on them having sex. The following night, as Romero helps Norma set the table they share a kiss but are interrupted by Norman.
After a failed attempt by Norma and Romero to assure Norman that the issues between them can be worked out, Norman takes his anger out on the shed with an axe, only moments after he had advanced on Romero looking to hurt him at first.