Sleepy Hollow (2013–2017)
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I, Witness 

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Abbie Mills receives a message from Ichabod Crane after not hearing from him for several months. They now become aware of a new evil that must be addressed, and join forces with old friends to face this new threat to Sleepy Hollow.


Peter Weller


Roberto Orci (created by), Alex Kurtzman (created by) | 5 more credits »





Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Mison ... Ichabod Crane
Nicole Beharie ... Abbie Mills
Lyndie Greenwood ... Jenny Mills
Nikki Reed ... Betsy Ross
Shannyn Sossamon ... Pandora
C. Thomas Howell ... Special Agent Mick Granger
James Chen ... Lorenzo Chang
Craig Branham ... Headless Horseman
Joshua Hoover ... Host
Kenneth Israel ... Police Officer
Zero Kazama Zero Kazama ... Johnny Ong
Benjamin Keepers ... Brent
Rob Lawhon ... Todd
John Paul Marston ... Colonel Prescott
Marti Matulis ... Yao-Quai


Abbie Mills receives a message from Ichabod Crane after not hearing from him for several months. They now become aware of a new evil that must be addressed, and join forces with old friends to face this new threat to Sleepy Hollow.

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At 10:06 "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is spoken for the first time in the series. It is, of course, the title of the work upon which the series is based. The short story by Washington Irving was first published in 1840. See more »


Crane says that Washington's message for the troops at Bunker Hill (delivered by Betsy Ross) was encoded using a John Jay cipher, however the earliest known John Jay ciphers are from 1780, four years after The Battle of Bunker Hill. See more »


Ichabod Crane: [Referring to the tablet he found] Roughly translated, it said, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
Abbie Mills: [Trying to cover up her laughter] You're serious, Crane?
Ichabod Crane: Yes, I assure you, I am. Do you not see, this tablet...
Abbie Mills: Let me guess. You think this is an ancient prophesy about our place and the war between good and evil? Shamans thousands of years ago predicted what was going to happen. And, this Babylonian artifact will hold the key to what we're supposed to do with your lives. Am I right?
Ichabod Crane: [insulted] Well, no, ...
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References Ghostbusters (1984) See more »


Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)
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Excellent return to form for Sleepy Hollow-Amazing episode!
3 October 2015 | by melsano22See all my reviews

I loved this episode. It embodies everything that makes Sleepy Hollow magic: Ichabbie, Jenny, monsters, witchcraft, twistory, and humor. We open with Pandora, played so far brilliantly by Shannyn Sossamon. She quickly relegates Headless to her box, and the show begins. Abbie's first appearance is nothing short of spectacular. Nicole Beharie owns the screen every time she graces it, but that whack in the face with a metal garbage can lid made us know this tiny beauty means business. "Hi Johnny" she says to her CI but also to us. I loved it. We then find Crane in prison trying to sneak something back into the country and the story really takes off. It's full of humor and chemistry and all the delightful elements we loved in the first season. I'd say my only complaint is the monster wasn't as scary or developed as I would've liked, but there was really no time for that. The show had a lot to clean up, and they did an excellent job doing so. Continuity was one of my biggest concerns, and they seemed to cover most of their tracks with this reboot. New showrunner, Clifton Campbell, had his work cut out for him, but he really pulled it off. One of the complaints I've read pertains to Monster of the Week. The awesome season one was comprised of mostly MotW episodes. There was an overarching mythology, which we haven't lost, and a new baddie of the week. What's so bad about that? I actually prefer MotW as long as the show retains the subplots and overarching plot of averting the impending apocalypse. Most fantasy/supernatural shows employ a MotW and thrive. There were many elements that didn't work in season two. Other than Katrina, the out of control mythology was the biggest. We still have that, but its been cleaned up. Pandora won't be taken out midseason like Moloch, I'm sure. I'd say this is going to be an awesome season; I just hope the fans return to see it. Don't give up! The things you loved about Sleepy Hollow are back! Unless, of course, you're one of the few people that liked Katrina. You're out of luck, in that case. One final concern: I'm not sold on Betsy Ross character. I love me some twistory, but she felt a little forced into the story with this first episode. Many fans seem uninterested in seeing more soapy Sleepy, so if they leave her in a limited capacity as just a flirtatious, aggressive woman and not Ichabod's love interest, it might work. Leave the former flames in the past where they belong, and let this story be campy, dark fun again.

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1 October 2015 (USA) See more »

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