A lost group ends up stranded in the middle of nowhere and decides to seek refuge in a deserted Clown Motel. Little do they know, the place is cursed, and they unwittingly unleash the evil clown spirits.
A "contemporary prequel" to the 1960 film Psycho, depicting the life of Norman Bates and his mother Norma prior to the events portrayed in Hitchcock's film, albeit in a different fictional town and in a modern setting. The series begins after the death of Norma's husband, when she purchases a motel located in a coastal Oregon town so she and Norman can start a new life.
Motel episodes take place in a different rooms of Divine Sin. Each episode portrays a different genre : suspense, comedy, horror, romance, drama, and police procedural .
Motel was an Australian television soap opera made by ATN-7 in 1968. The series was screened in a daytime slot and was an attempt at an Australian version of the British serial Crossroads. Motel dealt with the Gillian family, who ran the Greenfields Motel. The series had a cast of thirteen regulars and required three days in the studio each week. Each episode was thirty minutes and the program screened at midday four days a week, with the episode repeated late at night. The show was shot in black-and-white. It had a run of 132 episodes. Cast members of the series included Jill Forster, Jack Thompson, Ross Higgins, Enid Lorimer. Writers included Creswick Jenkinson.