Sleepy Hollow: Season 1 (2013 - 2014)


Season 1
Sleepy Hollow

Critics Consensus

Despite its overstuffed plot, Sleepy Hollow is a fun romp with exciting action scenes and sparkling production values.



Critic Ratings: 49


Audience Score

User Ratings: 553
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Air date: Sep 16, 2013
Air date: Sep 23, 2013
Air date: Sep 30, 2013
Air date: Oct 7, 2013
Air date: Oct 14, 2013
Air date: Nov 4, 2013
Air date: Nov 11, 2013
Air date: Nov 18, 2013
Air date: Nov 25, 2013
Air date: Dec 9, 2013
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In this update of Washington Irving's classic tale, Ichabod Crane (Tom Mison) wakes up in the 21st century but finds his 18th-century nemesis, the Headless Horseman, has also come along for the ride. After a local sheriff (Clancy Brown) is killed, Crane teams up with Det. Abbie Mills (Nicole Beharie) to sort out the mystery and its historical implications, though her supervisor, Capt. Frank Irving (Orlando Jones) is skeptical of all the supernatural shenanigans. And as Series 1 unfolds, these otherworldly events include encounters with menacing demons, frightening explorations of purgatory and impending visits by the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Also starring Lyndie Greenwood, Katia Winter, John Noble and John Cho.


Tom Mison
as Ichabod Crane
Nicole Beharie
as Lt. Abbie Mills
Orlando Jones
as Capt. Frank Irving
Katia Winter
as Katrina Crane
John Cho
as Andy Brooks
John Noble
as Henry Parish
Clancy Brown
as August Corbin
Jill Marie Jones
as Cynthia Irving
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Critic Reviews for Sleepy Hollow Season 1

All Critics (49) | Top Critics (24)

You have one of the most complex and mixed-up and irritating mythology soufflés ever to be delivered in a single pilot.

Sep 16, 2013 | Full Review…

Nothing scary here, but Hollow is fun enough, and promising enough, too.

Sep 13, 2013 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

Whatever befalls its denizens, Sleepy Hollow gets off to a better and more "believable" start than anticipated.

Sep 11, 2013 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
Top Critic

Cultural commentary mixed with the mystery, along with lavish production values, gives Irving's tale a clever twist.

Sep 6, 2013 | Full Review…

This series deserves at least one view and maybe some return visits.

Aug 30, 2013 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Sleepy Hollow is gluttonous and over-the-top in all the best ways.

Sep 23, 2013 | Full Review…

The mash-up of police procedural and supernatural paranoid thriller should be fun, but instead it's just confused-you can't even find the plot for all the holes.

Sep 16, 2019 | Full Review…

It's a fun show, it's a clever show, and I can't wait for season two.

Feb 22, 2019 | Full Review…

While this show certainly seems (and is) quite cheesy, not to mention a bit gory and violent, the conceit and the sure-to-be compelling chemistry between the two leads makes this show promising.

Oct 9, 2018 | Full Review…

Sleepy Hollow does not take chances and takes a little in his own way the witness of Fringe... [Full Review in Spanish]

Jul 29, 2018 | Full Review…

Beyond a refreshingly positive take on the founding fathers, Hollow's saving grace is its willingness to embrace the inherent campiness of its premise with frequent fish-out-of-water jokes.

Apr 17, 2018 | Full Review…

I don't know if the pace and number of ideas is sustainable, or if the Headless Horseman shredding a police car with small arms fire is as nutty as the show can ever go, but I'm at least curious to see what comes next.

Sep 16, 2013 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Sleepy Hollow: Season 1

  • Aug 13, 2018
    Great update of a timeless clasic,Tom Mison and Nicole Behaire are excellent in their roles with strong surport. The links to the past are very creative and add an interesting historical element to the horror format.
  • Sep 15, 2017
    a very fresh take on the old story we all know it has a much richer, deeper mythology than we're used to Icabod Crane has awoken in our present day, yeah it's that fish-out-of water element that's been done before but Season 1 reveals why he's now up and about the town of Sleepy Hollow has so many dark secrets that even Lieutenant Abby Mills gets thrown into the mix of it all at first their main enemy looks to be the Headless Horseman of all things but there's much more to his presence than we're lead to believe Crane had a wife who was a witch named Katrina who was trapped in purgatory and there's countless clues pointing to the rise of the apocalypse Abby's sister also comes along later after spending years in a psychiatric facility, her partner is killed off who found out some disturbing information on his own, and another fellow officer falls victim to a demonic entity named Moloch everything is connected in this world so keep in mind there is so much to keep up with but it's good because the show keeps building upon itself our own history is analyzed as well showing what actually went on love the characters, the humor, the dark, gothic feel, the scares, and the expanding world the writers create Alex Kurtzman and Robert Orci once again make the most out of a small town with supernatural elements we shape our own destiny, make our own choices, what do we sacrifice for our safety and our freedom, our fates are intertwined from the start, and love binds family together no matter the odds the finale is quite the eye-opener too with twist after twist making you re-think every episode and what's transpired I have a good feeling the stakes are getting higher and higher Season 2 seems like an assured step into making 'Sleepy Hollow' a surefire hit
  • Aug 20, 2017
    Another 21st century reimagining of a story from another time? "No, thanks", I thought to myself. Much to my surprise, three years later, I find myself awestruck by its production values, a quality I didn't enjoyed since Fringe. And looking at its producers, it al made sense. A pitty it all goes downhill with season 3...
  • Aug 08, 2016
    "Sleepy Hollow" is th ekind of tv show that keeps the mystery in each espisode, making each of them more interesting each time the serie advance.
  • May 07, 2016
    An outstanding pilot episode that introduces your not-so-everyday lieutenant to mainstream television and a bizarre man from the past. A great mix of a crime and supernatural genre. Half-star for diversity!
  • Dec 12, 2015
    quero baixar ,alguem fala portugues??
  • Oct 06, 2015
    This was the best TV show. Too bad it went to crap.
  • Sep 10, 2015
    Sleepy Hollow has a promising start, however it loses the thread with its boring narratives about the past and a not very clever screenplay, despite that, it could make it worth with its unexpected and twisted end, and with its original and unexplored story.
  • Jul 18, 2015
    I'm having a small break from Walking Dead and I started to watch this show. I like it, but I won't continue after season 1, the show is pretty scary.
  • Jun 18, 2015
    A good setup with a great mystery going on.Every episode seem to unfold perfectly and give us more information as we go on.I just love this TV Show so much.

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