This article focuses on the TV series, Sleepy Hollow.
For the village that the show is mostly set in, see Sleepy Hollow.
For the 1999 film with the same name, see Sleepy Hollow.

Sleepy Hollow is an American mystery-adventure drama television series that airs on Fox from September 16, 2013 and it was concluded on March 31, 2017. It is considered a "modern-day retelling" of the 1820 short story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" by Washington Irving.

The series ended its fourth and final season on March 31, 2017, then not long after the final episode aired, it was cancelled by Fox on May 9, 2017.[1]

Production[edit | edit source]

In July 2012 it was first reported that a possible modern retake of Irving's story was in production for Fox[2] and in March 2013, the production of the pilot wrapped. [3]. One and a half months later, on May 8, the network announced that the season one of the series would premiere in fall 2013. [4]Filming of the first season began in July 2013.[5]

The pilot episode is filmed in Salisbury, North Carolina,[6] while the rest of the first season is filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Season two was ordered in October 2013, after 3 episodes had aired.[7]

In January 2015, it was announced that the show will be moving production to Atlanta for its third season.

Plot[edit | edit source]

Season One deals with Ichabod Crane finding himself taken from his life as captain in the Revolutionary War, to the 21st Century. Waking up in the town of Sleepy Hollow, he joins forces with the local Sheriff's Department, teaming up with lieutenant Abbie Mills, working under captain Frank Irving. Ichabod soon comes to understand that he has been taken from his time by his wife Katrina - a witch now stuck between life and death - in order to prevent the Apocalypse.

Cast[edit | edit source]

Episodes[edit | edit source]

Image Title Original air date Season # Series #
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"Pilot" September 16, 2013 1 1
After being resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time, Ichabod Crane finds himself in modern-day Sleepy Hollow, where he quickly realizes that evil has awoken with him. When Sheriff August Corbin is killed by the infamous Headless Horseman, Ichabod forms an unlikely bond with Detective Abbie Mills, a young cop who has her own childhood supernatural experiences. Together, the two embark on a mission to stop evil and uncover mysteries dating back to the founding of our country. Captain Frank Irving hesitates to believe Ichabod's tales of supernatural evil. But when Ichabod's former wife, Katrina Crane, provides clues about impending evil, they all begin to realize that this town is anything but sleepy.
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"Blood Moon" September 23, 2013 2 2
Still adjusting to his 21st Century reality, Ichabod Crane and Det. Abbie Mills move forward in their mission to unravel the mysteries lurking in Sleepy Hollow. A frightful vision from Ichabod's former wife, Katrina, sends the unlikely duo on the hunt for a vengeful witch from the 1700s who has been awoken by unknown evils and is on a path of destruction in the quaint town. Meanwhile, despite all odds, Officer Andy Brooks is back and on a questionable mission of his own.
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"For the Triumph of Evil..." September 30, 2013 3 3
Another soldier in the army of evil, the Sandman, seeps into the dreams of the residents of Sleepy Hollow. By infiltrating their minds at night, he tortures them to the brink - all because they, at one time, turned a blind eye to justice. When the Sandman seemingly sets his sights on Abbie, she is forced to begin to face her past - and her institutionalized sister, Jenny. With Ichabod by her side, and her life at stake, the duo must try to defeat the Sandman and continue their fight against evil.
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"The Lesser Key of Solomon" October 7, 2013 4 4
Lt. Abbie Mills and Ichabod Crane search for Abbie's estranged sister, Jenny, who has escaped from a Sleepy Hollow psychiatric hospital. In a game-changing episode, which includes flashbacks to the real Boston Tea Party, Abbie and Ichabod discover more about the evil they are facing... and finally learn its name.
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"John Doe" October 14, 2013 5 5
When an unidentified boy is discovered in Sleepy Hollow, Ichabod Crane and Lt. Abbie Mills are called to the scene. After speaking with the child, they immediately realize that something sinister and sickly is afoot and the duo go on a hunt to discover his home and origins - and are shocked by what they find.
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"The Sin Eater" November 4, 2013 6 6
When Ichabod Crane goes missing, his wife, Katrina, appears to Lt. Abbie Mills in a vision warning her that the Headless Horseman will return to Sleepy Hollow by nightfall. A frantic Abbie seeks help from the mysterious Henry Parrish, who holds vital clues about how Crane can vanquish his dangerous blood tie to Headless. Meanwhile, an encounter from Crane's past weighs heavily on him, and details about his first encounter with Katrina are revealed.
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"The Midnight Ride" November 11, 2013 7 7
Abbie and Ichabod must find hidden clues to thwart the evil in Sleepy Hollow and Abbie gets an unexpected visit from the enigmatic Andy Brooks.
"Necromancer" November 18, 2013 8 8
Ichabod, Abbie, Captain Irving, and Jenny Mills join forces and face the Headless Horseman. While staring down this nemesis, Ichabod is shocked by game-changing information about the Horseman's true motive.
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"Sanctuary" November 25, 2013 9 9
When Ichabod and Abbie investigate a missing persons case, the search leads to a colonial-era house which holds secrets from Ichabod's past... and unleashes a long-dormant evil.
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"The Golem" December 9, 2013 10 10
Ichabod needs Henry's help to communicate with Katrina, but their contact releases a monster from Purgatory.
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"The Vessel" January 13, 2014 11 11
Captain Irving's daughter is targeted by evil forces, so he pleads for help from Crane and Mills, and looks to Washington's bible for answers. However, another frightening chapter of Jenny's past is revealed.
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"The Indispensable Man" January 20, 2014 12 12
Ichabod and Abbie discover a dark secret buried within the pages of George Washington's Bible and unearth the shocking true nature of the founding father's death. Meanwhile, Capt. Irving makes a near-impossible decision for the sake of his beloved family that drastically changes his future. Then, the battle between good and evil comes to an explosive head. Sacrifices must be made, worlds collide, loyalties are tested and the town of Sleepy Hollow will never be the same.
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"Bad Blood" January 20, 2014 13 13
Ichabod and Abbie discover a dark secret buried within the pages of George Washington's Bible and unearth the shocking true nature of the founding father's death. Meanwhile, Capt. Irving makes a near-impossible decision for the sake of his beloved family that drastically changes his future. Then, the battle between good and evil comes to an explosive head. Sacrifices must be made, worlds collide, loyalties are tested and the town of Sleepy Hollow will never be the same.

Image Title Original air date Season # Series #
"This Is War" September 22, 2014 1 14
Picking up immediately after the spellbinding events of the Season One finale, Ichabod finds himself buried alive in a coffin; Abbie is trapped in Purgatory; Ichabod's wife, Katrina, has been kidnapped by the Headless Horseman; Capt. Frank Irving is behind bars for a murder he did not commit; and Abbie's sister, Jenny, is among the wreckage of a horrific car crash. These events were due, in large part, to the shocking revelation that Henry Parrish, the trusted friend of Ichabod and Abbie, is actually Ichabod and Katrina's son and the Second Horseman of the Apocalypse. Now, with Henry's emergence as the Horseman of War, alongside the Headless Horseman, Sleepy Hollow has never been so close to destruction.
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"The Kindred" September 29, 2014 2 15
Ichabod Crane and Lt. Abbie Mills concoct a daring plan to try to rescue Ichabod's wife, Katrina, from the Headless Horseman by resurrecting a Frankenstein-like monster created by Benjamin Franklin. Meanwhile, Frank Irving faces new trouble after revealing the true details of his encounter with a Demons, and Jenny Mills finds herself at odds with the new sheriff in town.
"Root of All Evil" October 6, 2014 3 16
After a bank robbery turns violent, Abbie and Ichabod embark on a hunt for a mysterious silver coin that has more power than meets the eye. Meanwhile, Captain Frank Irving is put in a position where he must choose between his family and the greater good and the Mills' sisterly bond is put to the utmost test.
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"Go Where I Send Thee..." October 13, 2014 4 17
Abbie and Crane's search for a missing Sleepy Hollow child reveals a creature akin to the Pied Piper, whose legacy with the child's family extends back to a centuries-old curse.
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"The Weeping Lady" October 20, 2014 5 18
A woman from Ichabod Crane's past comes to Sleepy Hollow in the form of an un-dead Weeping Lady, aiming to harm anyone in her path. Meanwhile, Kartina and Crane learn unsettling things about each other's pasts, and Abbie has some unexpected flirtatious encounters.
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"And the Abyss Gazes Back" October 27, 2014 6 19
Sheriff Corbin's son returns from war, but his strange behavior leads Abbie and Ichabod to question his intentions.
"Deliverance" November 3, 2014 7 20
Abbie and Ichabod learn that Katrina is in imminent danger and race against the clock to help her.
"Heartless" November 10, 2014 8 21
Crane and Abbie set out to take down a succubus whom Henry has sent out to drain the life forces out of its victims.
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"Mama" November 17, 2014 9 22
A series of mysterious deaths at Tarrytown Psych leads Abbie and Ichabod to discover that an especially surprising spirit is involved.
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"Magnum Opus" November 24, 2014 10 23
Abbie and Ichabod are on a quest to find a weapon of ultimate power to kill Moloch - the Sword of Methuselah - before the Headless Horseman can stop them.
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"The Akeda" December 1, 2014 11 24
Unforeseen sacrifices must be made and loyalties are put to the ultimate test in the fight against evil.
Angry Abraham.png "Paradise Lost" January 5, 2015 12 25
Reeling from the events of their standoff with Moloch, Ichabod and Abbie encounter an angel, Orion, that they believe can help them. Meanwhile, Katrina searches for the humanity in Abraham.
213KatrinaPainting.png "Pittura Infamante" January 19, 2015 13 26
After the mysterious death of an art restorer at the Sleepy Hollow Historical Society Soiree, Ichabod and Katrina are reminded of a dear friend from their past - Abigail Adams. Meanwhile, Abbie is shocked by someone's visit to the police precinct.
214Screencap (35).png "Kali Yuga" January 26, 2015 14 27
With the help of Ichabod, Abbie and Jenny, Nick Hawley faces off against his evil childhood caretaker, and Captain Frank Irving adjusts to his new... life.
215SolomonMagic.png "Spellcaster" February 2, 2015 15 28
After escaping Purgatory, a warlock who triggered the Salem witch trials returns to find a dangerous book of spells. Meanwhile, Abbie attempts to trust Frank Irving again, while Jeremy struggles to find his identity.
Crane and Jefferson.png "What Lies Beneath" February 9, 2015 16 29
Ichabod and Abbie face demonic creatures that guard a secret crypt and encounter Thomas Jefferson in their quest to fight evil. Meanwhile, Jenny learns a shocking secret about Frank Irving.
217CastingSpell1.png "Awakening" February 16, 2015 17 30
Ichabod and Abbie fight against those who want to re-awaken a powerful witch coven and Jenny learns a disturbing truth about Frank Irving.
218IchabodAbbie.png "Tempus Fugit" February 23, 2015 18 31
Season Two of the spellbinding series comes to a dramatic close, leaving Sleepy Hollow and its residents forever changed. Familiar faces will perish and a key relationship will implode beyond repair.

Image Title Original air date Season # Series #
301Prison.png "I, Witness" October 1, 2015 1 32
With old enemies gone, Abbie and Crane are seemingly moving on with their lives. However, the discovery of a mysterious tablet shows that there may be a new dark prophecy surrounding our Witnesses. The two team together, with the help of an old amulet, and continue their epic takedown of the forces of evil.
302Wraith.png "Whispers in the Dark" October 8, 2015 2 33
When Pandora uses her powers to unleash a new form of evil, Abbie and Crane are forced to face their pasts in unexpected ways.
303DeadCar.png "Blood and Fear" October 15, 2015 3 34
Fear is rampant in Sleepy Hollow when Pandora releases an ancient artifact from her box that can transform an ordinary human into a terrifying figure from the past.
304Betsie.png "The Sisters Mills" October 22, 2015 4 35
More powerful than ever, Pandora unleashes her most evil force yet. Meanwhile, Abbie and Jenny work together when the latest monster targets the children of Sleepy Hollow.
305Army1.png "Dead Men Tell No Tales" October 29, 2015 5 36
With Brennan and Booth in town, Abbie and Crane set out to prove that supernatural forces are at play when a mysterious death plagues the FBI. As Pandora unleashes a force to awaken the dangerous Red Coat General Howe, both teams must find a way to save the town from the British Army of the Undead. Can the power of Booth and Brennan combined with Abbie and Crane be enough to stop Pandora's evil forces?
306Date.png "This Red Lady from Caribee" November 5, 2015 6 37
When Pandora unleashes an iconic monster to haunt the residents of Sleepy Hollow as they sleep, Abbie and Jenny are tempted to confront a painful part of their past. Meanwhile, Abbie makes a crucial decision for her career and Crane does his best to guide her with wisdom from his own experiences. Will Ichabod lead Abbie to the right decision?
307Berserkers.png "The Art of War" November 12, 2015 7 38
When Reynolds heads to D.C. to discuss developments in the Nevins case, Abbie is left in command. Jenny and Joe deal with unexpected consequences as a result of stealing the shard, which leaves both the lives of the heroes and Abbie's career in great peril. Meanwhile, a new, more dangerous evil force.
308HiddenOneJenny.png "Novus Ordo Seclorum" November 19, 2015 8 39
In the aftermath of Jenny and Joe's run-in with Sophia, Abbie is in deep water with Reynolds. Meanwhile, the Witnesses deal with lasting implications of the shard and find themselves in grave danger as they come face-to-face with a greater evil than they could have imagined.
309IchabodSophia.png "One Life" February 5, 2016 9 40
Following Abbie's huge sacrifice, Crane and Jenny find themselves at a loss. In an effort to save Abbie, Crane forms and unlikely partnership and Jenny confronts a former foe.
310Working.png "Incident at Stone Manor" February 12, 2016 10 41
In the quest to save Abbie, Crane and Sophia are forced to battle a supernatural force targeting the citizens of Sleepy Hollow, while Pandora and The Hidden One only grow stronger. Meanwhile, in an effort to find out what truly happened to her sister, Jenny faces an old foe: her father. Can our heroes solve their most personal case yet?
311Kindred.png "Kindred Spirits" February 19, 2016 11 42
As Abbie, Crane and Jenny struggle to find normalcy, The Kindred reemerges as a new threat. While the team attempts to figure out why The Kindred has turned to evil, Crane finds that his romantic encounters with Zoe may have caused long-lasting trouble.
312Promo8.jpg "Sins of the Father" February 26, 2016 12 43
When Jenny makes the decision to confront her father, family turmoil from the past rises to the surface. Meanwhile, Atticus Nevins returns to town, bringing more danger than the FBI could have imagined.
313Hourglass.png "Dark Mirror" March 4, 2016 13 44
As a monster resembling the fabled New Jersey Devil ravages Sleepy Hollow, Crane must draw on his past to find the connection. Meanwhile, Jenny and Joe stumble as they navigate their new relationship and Abbie continues to struggle with the aftermath of her trauma.
Sleepy Hollow - Episode 3.14 - Into the Wild.jpg "Into the Wild" March 11, 2016 14 45
On an FBI team-building day, Abbie and Sophie come face-to-face with a monster that may finally blow their cover with Reynolds. Meanwhile, Jenny and Joe find themselves in possession of something precious and Crane discovers that the symbol from the Catacombs may be more important than he realized.
315PandoraJoe.png "Incommunicado" March 18, 2016 15 46
After a supernatural event takes the Witnesses by surprise, both Crane and Abbie are forced to work alongside their most hated foes yet. Meanwhile, Jenny and Joe struggle to salvage their relationship, as they continue to battle their own internal demons.
316Battle1.png "Dawn's Early Light" March 25, 2016 16 47
As The Hidden One grows stronger, Crane must examine his past with Betsy Ross to find the key to stopping him. Meanwhile, Jenny wonders if she can ever have a relationship with her father, and Abbie faces a hard decision as things with Reynolds become more strained.
317HiddenOnePandora.png "Delaware" April 1, 2016 17 48
With a single day left before The Hidden One regains omnipotence, Abbie and Crane must do the unthinkable in a last-ditch effort to save the world. Meanwhile, Jenny, Joe and Sophie devise a plan to stall as the Witnesses work.
318PandoraBoxExploding.png "Ragnarok" April 8, 2016 18 49
After a startling discovery, Abbie and Crane realize what they must do in order to make Pandora's Box complete again. Meanwhile, the team works tirelessly to stop The Hidden One, before he destroys all of humanity. Can the Witnesses succeed with the fate of the world in their hands once again?

Image Title Original air date Season # Series #
401Possessed.png "Columbia" January 6, 2017 1 50
Crane and Jenny begin to navigate life following the unexpected death of Abbie Mills. When he finds himself in a the nation's capital, Crane must forge unlikely partnerships in his quest to find the next Witness, as he discovers that there is more evil at play than he realized was possible.
402JennyIchabod.png "In Plain Sight" January 13, 2017 2 51
After a big discovery, Crane and Jenny struggle with breaking some difficult news to Diana. Meanwhile, the team learns that there may be witchcraft involved in a new case. Can Crane find a way to tell Diana what he knows?
403OpenDoor.png "Heads of State" January 20, 2017 3 52
When one of Crane's greatest foes comes to town to threaten the safety of Washington's highest officials, the team must work quickly to find a solution. Jake's extensive knowledge of the tunnels becomes an important piece of the puzzle as they uncover a secret from the past that could lead to answers.
404FreeingIchabod.png "The People vs. Ichabod Crane" January 27, 2017 4 53
When a monster fashioned to make its victims live out their most personal and haunting memories hits D.C., the team must find its weakness to save one of their own. Meanwhile, Jenny forms an unlikely bond that could be important in saving the world. Can the group prevail against one of the most insidious monsters yet?
405Stop.png "Blood from a Stone" February 3, 2017 5 54
As Dreyfuss gets closer to making progress on his mission, important parts of his past come to light. His former partner returns to settle the score from years before and it becomes evident that Dreyfuss' involvement in the supernatural is not something new.
406JennyLanturn.png "Homecoming" February 10, 2017 6 55
When the team realizes that the talisman which Dreyfuss seeks might be hidden in the most obvious of places, they race against the clock to find it before the evil forces are aligned. Then, with heightened emotions and bittersweet memories, Jenny and Crane revisit important parts of their past as they return to Sleepy Hollow.
407Trap1.png "Loco Parentis" February 17, 2017 7 56
Just before Molly's 11th birthday, her father returns from duty. As Diana begins to wonder if her ex might be ready to be a part of his daughter's life full-time, the team has a shocking realization.
408Promo13.jpg "Sick Burn" February 24, 2017 8 57
When internet sensation Logan MacDonald comes to town, a supernatural infection hits, via a viral video. Meanwhile, Molly has a frightening vision that could predict a bleak future. Can the team cure the curse before it takes over town?
409Promo10.jpg "Child's Play" March 3, 2017 9 58
When a monster appears that resembles Molly's childhood imaginary friend, Diana realizes her daughter's life as a Witness will be anything but normal. Meanwhile, Molly gets her chance to see the vault for the first time.
410Promo5.jpg "Insatiable" March 10, 2017 10 59
When one of Diana's mentors is targeted by a horrific monster, she decides that the team must channel all of their power toward stopping Dreyfuss. Meanwhile, Dreyfuss and Jobe have a breakthrough on a project of which Team Whitness may not yet be aware.
411Promo4.jpg "The Way of the Gun" March 17, 2017 11 60
When a mysterious woman finds her way into the vault, the team struggles to understand who she is and with whom her allegiances lie. Meanwhile, Alex must come to terms with her complicated feelings when she finds herself in a tight spot.
412Promo5.jpg "Tomorrow" March 24, 2017 12 61
With a glimpse into the dystopian world that could be if Dreyfuss comes to power, the team learns more about Lara. Knowing what is at stake, can Team Witness put a stop to the billionaire mad man before it's too late?
413Promo1.jpg "Freedom" March 31, 2017 13 62
Dreyfuss finally garners enough power to infiltrate the White House, and his group of minions grow strong enough to take action. Can Team Witness stop Dreyfuss in time?

DVD release[edit | edit source]

  • The Complete First Season
    • DVDs: released on September 16, 2014
  • The Complete Second Season
    • DVDs: released on September 15, 2015
  • The Complete Third Season
    • DVDs: released on January 3, 2017
  • The Complete Fourth and Final Season
    • DVDs: released on September 26, 2017

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