During the American War of Independence, insurgent Ichabod Crane, an English-born professor and civil rights pioneer, is among the pile of victims of a headless, ax-wielding Redcoat. Two centuries later, both are resurrected when their graves are disturbed. Sheriff August Corbin, whose county includes Sleepy Hollow village, is among the latest axed victims. However he leaves notes which are found by his headstrong deputy, lieutenant Abbie Mills, and the arrested, fascinating Ichabod, whom captain Irving orders to be evaluated in a psych ward. Ichabod gets visits from the ghost of his wife Katrina, who reveals being a good witch from an order fighting the evil one in league with the four riders of the Apocalypse, which includes Death, in the shape of the Redcoat. Written by
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The tombstone of Ichabod's wife Katrina states that she died at the age of 32 in 1782; burnt after being convicted of witchcraft. See more
Abbie is shown to be subordinate to Captain Irving. However, upon the death of Sheriff Corbin, Abbie (as his second in command) would become acting Sheriff until the next election. Sheriffs outrank police captains within their own counties. Even if this is not true in Westchester County, police and sheriffs are two different entities and one cannot give orders to the other (although Irving could tell Abbie to butt out of his investigation, as he often does). See more
Sheriff August Corbin
Don't you find it odd? All of the unsolved cases around here? I mean you, of all people.
Lt. Abbie Mills
[shaking her head
Stop. I know what you're doing. You are drinking too much coffee, you've been strange enough as it is.
Sleepy Hollow Theme
Written by Brian Tyler See more