Bates Motel Drama Horror Mystery
No rape or sexual assault
Rape or sexual assault mentioned, discussed, implied
Sexual harassment on-screen (e.g. verbal, non-consensual touching/grabbing)
Sexual relationship between adult and teenager
Child sexual abuse
Incest
Attempted rape
Rape off-screen or strongly implied
Rape on-screen

Description

S1E1: a character is graphically raped on-screen after being handcuffed by an angry man (22:30-25:28). S1E2: two characters discuss how four women were kept/sold as sex slaves (32:33-33:32). Two teenagers searching for one of their graves is a plot point for the rest of the episode. This sub-plot continues throughout the season. S1E3: from this episode onwards, a character is tacitly blackmailed/coerced into a sexual relationship. S1E10: a character discusses being raped by her older brother when she was a child. In the same episode, a teenage boy is coerced into sex with his high school teacher. References to sexual assault, incest, sex slavery and violence against women occur throughout the series.

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