Norma returns home in the early morning to find that Norman's bed hasn't been slept in. She soon gets a call from Nick Ford who says that he has Norman and if she wants to see him alive, she has to get Dylan to do what he asked: kill Zane Morgan. When Dylan is unable to do so he decides to inform Ford personally. Norman meanwhile is being kept in a metal box in the middle of nowhere and recalls a bit of what happened the night Miss Watson died. Sheriff Romero asks his father's ex-partner, Declan Rogers, to conduct a lie detector test on Norman. Norma blocks the sheriff's attempts to see Norman but eventually breaks down and tells him he's been abducted.
Did You Know?
While Norman (Freddie Highmore
) is in the box talking to himself, the dialogue he is quoting is from the 1941 Frank Capra
movie Meet John Doe
(1941): "I'm gonna talk about us - the average guys, the John Does. If anybody should ask you what the average John Doe is like, you couldn't tell him because he's a million and one things. He's Mr. Big and Mr. Small, he's simple and he's wise, he's inherently honest but he's got a streak of larceny in his heart. He seldom walks up to a public telephone without shovin' his finger into the slot to see if somebody left a nickel there. He's the man the ads are written for. He's the fella everybody sells things to. He's..." See more
After Nick Ford is killed, Romero leans down to check his pulse and he visibly blinks on the close-up shot. See more
Why are you doing this to me, huh?
[being put into a box
You must have caught the wrong person. I go to high school!
References Meet John Doe
I Fall to Pieces
Written by Hank Cochran
and Harlan Howard
Performed by Patsy Cline See more