Sleepy Hollow: Season 1 (2013 - 2014)


Season 1
Sleepy Hollow

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



Critic Ratings: 50


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User Ratings: 558

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Air date: Sep 16, 2013

Revolutionary War soldier Ichabod Crane awakes in modern-day Sleepy Hollow, where evil is lurking.

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Air date: Sep 23, 2013

Ichabod and Abbie hunt for a vengeful witch from the 1700s who has returned. -- (C) Fox

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Air date: Sep 30, 2013

When a psychologist is found dead, it is revealed that Abbie's sister is held in a mental institution due to a demon that they both saw as children.

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Air date: Oct 7, 2013

When Jenny escapes from the mental institution, Abbie and Ichabod go looking for her. A found map reveals important information about an enemy demon.

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Air date: Oct 14, 2013

An unidentified boy is found in Sleepy Hollow, and Ichabod and Abbie are called to the case to speak with him, but must hurry to find out who he is and where he's from when they realize something sinister is about to happen.

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Air date: Nov 4, 2013

Abbie has a vision, in which she is given a warning that the Headless Horseman will return to Sleepy Hollow. Ichabod must face up to his past life.

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Air date: Nov 11, 2013

When the Freemasons are all found dead and decapitated, it is clear that the Horseman is looking for his skull. Abbie and Ichabod attempt to trap him.

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Air date: Nov 18, 2013

Ichabod is horrified when he discovers what is driving the Headless Horseman on.

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Air date: Nov 25, 2013

When an investigation into a missing person leads Ichabod and Abbie to a colonial-era house, a long-dormant evil is unleashed.

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Air date: Dec 9, 2013

After Ichabod learns that his wife has been keeping a secret from him - their child - he must journey to the netherworld to find out the truth.

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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.

Critic Reviews for Sleepy Hollow Season 1

All Critics (50) | Top Critics (28)

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…

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

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

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…

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

Sep 23, 2013 | Full Review…

Sleepy Hollow tries to bring too much to the table: and more so, what it brings to the table isn't interesting.

Feb 14, 2020 | Rating: C | 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…

Audience Reviews for Sleepy Hollow: Season 1

  • Apr 29, 2021
    While it has a disappointing final episode it takes a silly idea and makes something good with solid writing and direction, a eerie score and a scene stealing performance from Tom Mison
  • May 03, 2020
    I stopped watching after the part where they justified the dropping of the atomic bomb. Too much propaganda. No, thank you.
  • 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.

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