WTF You Need to Know About the Psycho franchise

The new episode of the WTF You Need to Know video series gives the important information on the Psycho franchise

A new episode of the WTF You Need to Know video series has just arrived online, and for this one we’ve gathered all the important information you need to know to catch up on the Psycho franchise! To hear all about it, check out the video embedded above.

Psycho began with a novel written by Robert Bloch, who was inspired to write the story after hearing about the crimes of Ed Gein. Director Alfred Hitchcock brought Psycho to the screen in 1960, and since then we’ve seen the 1983 film Psycho II, 1986’s Psycho III, a 1987 TV movie called Bates Motel, Psycho IV: The Beginning in 1990, a Gus Van Sant-directed remake of Psycho that was released in 1998, and TV series called Bates Motel, which ran on A&E for five seasons.

Here’s the information on WTF You Need to KnowSometimes binging a whole franchise just isn’t feasible as there are only so many hours in the day. And you’re often left with a lot of questions like: What was that sequel you liked again? When did the series start getting bad? Which is the most fun? We wanted to make it a little easier for those who wanted to either revisit or get into some horror franchises for the very first time. So join us as we tell you WTF You Need To Know about various popular horror movie franchises.

The Psycho franchise episode of WTF You Need to Know was Written, Edited, and Narrated by Tyler Nichols, Produced by Tyler Nichols and John Fallon, and Executive Produced by Berge Garabedian. The Music was provided by Pixabay and White Bat Audio.

After you watch this episode of WTF You Need to Know, let us know what you thought about it, and what you think of the overall WTF You Need to Know concept, by leaving a comment below. Previous episodes have covered the Halloween, Child’s Play, Predator, A Nightmare on Elm StreetCrittersLeprechaun, Scream, and Evil Dead franchises, as well as George A. Romero’s Dead movies.

WTF You Need to Know is one of several ongoing series on the JoBlo Horror Originals YouTube channel, and you can see two episodes of the show below. To see more, head over to YouTube – and subscribe to the channel while you’re there!

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Cody is a news editor and film critic, focused on the horror arm of, and writes scripts for videos that are released through the JoBlo Originals and JoBlo Horror Originals YouTube channels. In his spare time, he's a globe-trotting digital nomad, runs a personal blog called Life Between Frames, and writes novels and screenplays.