Halloween Candy Suggestions for Psycho Norman Bates
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Did you know that Norman Bates likes to snack on old fashioned Halloween candy corn? It is a small triangular cream flavored candy in tricolors of yellow, orange with white tip. Candy corn is an acquired taste, which suits Norman just fine. He snacks on it by the handful when he is nervous, which happens when he converses with hotel guests...er, victims (stay away from the shower!
Norman might enjoy trendier Halloween treats from Candy.com
and save money by buying in bulk.
Choco Covered Jordan Almonds
California almond layered in fine chocolate then coated in orange or black candy sugar to create a colorful candy shell. Candy comes in five-pound bulk with each pound equaling approximately seventy-five pieces, priced at $35.
Chocolate is a good stress relief, which Norman could use after a conversation with his "mother," ahem.
Orange and Black Mint Twists
Peppermint leaves calm nerves or upset stomach. Bates should try to snack on these delightful bite-size peppermint candy made with natural sugar can syrup and real peppermint oil.
Black and orange stripes perfect for that Halloween spirit. Five-pound bulk equals about seventy pieces per pound, priced at $21.
Halloween Faces Taffy
Since Norman runs the Bates Hotel he may have candy out for the guests when they check-in. Taffy is a great choice! Especially when the taffy candy is designed as ghosts, witches, cats and pumpkins.
Five-pound bulk works out t o approximately eighty-five individually wrapped pieces of taffy which is priced around $26.
Black Licorice Jelly Beans
Licorice root contains many anti-depressant compounds, which could benefit Norman (he has many issues
Licorice also an acquired taste but if you like it, you cannot get enough of it for it is yum-lishous. Five-pound bulk (about 180 pieces per pound
) priced at $15.
Candy Corn Jelly Beans
If Norman is unwilling to try anything new, he could buy candy corn disguised as jellybeans. Norman knows a thing or two about disguises.
Jellybelly is a bit pricey at $83, but you get ten pounds which is still a good deal--if you like candy corn.
What is your favorite Halloween candy?
Charli "Chuck" Gulley is a screenwriter, filmmaker and freelance writer who lives in Southern California. Quite the tomboy, she enjoys Rugby, Fencing and touch football. She's an alumnus of the prestigious screenwriter's workshop, "Writers Bootcamp." Her passion is Hollywood, anything and everything to do with filmmaking. If you don't find her on set, you can find her at the arcade playing air hockey and eating pizza.