Psycho IV: The Beginning Script

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Director:Mick Garris
Written by:Robert Bloch (Characters), Joseph Stefano (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Norman Bates is again released from the mental hospital he was placed in at the end of Psycho III after serving another few years and is apparently rehabiliated for the second time. Norman is now married to a young nurse named Connie and is expecting a child. However, Norman fears that the child will inherit his mental illness. Meanwhile, Fran Ambrose is a radio talk show host who is discussing the topic of matricide with guest Dr. Richmond, Norman's former psychologist. The radio station receives a call from Norman, who uses the alias "Ed" to tell his story.

The Kindred Script

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Director:Stephen Carpenter, Jeffrey Obrow
Written by:Jeffrey Obrow (Writer), Stephen Carpenter (Writer), John Penney (Writer), Earl Ghaffari (Writer), Joseph Stefano (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Amanda's deathbed request to her son, John, was for him to destroy all the lab notes etc. from her last experiment. She also blurts out he had a brother. At the funeral John meets Melissa, who claims to be his mothers biggest fan. Together with some of John's friends they go to Amanda's house, but none are prepared for what they find there.

Two Bits Script

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Director:James Foley
Written by:Joseph Stefano (Writer)

Script Synopsis:It's a hot summer day in 1933 in South Philly, where 12-year old Gennaro lives with his widowed mom and his ailing grandpa, who sits outside holding tight to his last quarter, which he's promised to Gennaro and which Gennaro would like to have to buy a ticket to the plush new movie theater. But grandpa's not ready to pass on the quarter or pass on to his final reward: he has some unfinished business with a woman from his past, and he enlists Gennaro to act as his emissary.


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Director:Alfred Hitchcock
Written by:Robert Bloch (Author), Joseph Stefano (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:When larcenous real estate clerk Marion Crane goes on the lam with a wad of cash and hopes of starting a new life, she ends up at the notorious Bates Motel, where manager Norman Bates cares for his housebound mother. The place seems quirky, but fine… until Marion decides to take a shower.