Norman Bates is back once again running his "quiet" little motel a month after the events in Psycho II. Norman satisfies three new people, one being an attractive young religious woman with whom his fledgling partnership is beginning to make his "Mommy" jealous. He likewise works with a boy seeking a job to care for the motel. A sleuthing press reporter is revealing rate of interest in Norman's instance. Exactly what will these brand-new good friends provide for Norman?