1/28/2013--Aldergrove, British Columbia, Canada..New York Times report Neil Genzlinger on the set of "Bates Motel", an upcoming television series on A&E. The series is inspired by Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho, and will depict the life of Norman Bates (played by Freddie Highmore) and his mother Norma (played by Vera Farmiga) prior to the events portrayed in Hitchcock's film. A&E chose to skip a pilot of the series, and ordered a 10-episode first season. The series was filmed in Aldergrove, British Columbia, close to the US border and near Vancouver. It's scheduled to debut in March...Here: Neil takes a morning shower with the help of special effects best boy Adam Taylor, 39, who is pumping in water from a 3000 gallon tanker trunk. THe set lacks plumbing or drains so all water has to be pumped in and out...©2013 Stuart Isett. All rights reserved.