It can't be easy being Norman Bates. He tries to be a good friend to Emma, but she's too busy feeling that the universe has conspired against her for hating Bradley. Norman, of course, can't tell her the truth. In this exclusive clip, watch as Emma dives into a sulk as Norman... observes.

It's not bad enough that his mom wants him to be in a musical, but he has to worry about his friends, too. No wonder he has blackouts, right? 

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