Fox's Sleepy Hollow is the ultimate fish-out-of-water story — and yet, it's a tale that many viewers will be familiar with.
In this version of the classic story, Ichabod Crane (Tom Mison) wakes up in present day Sleepy Hollow after being frozen in time for 250 years, and the police department — including town sheriff Abbie Mills (Nicole Beharie) and her new boss Capt. Frank Irving (Orlando Jones) — are hesitant to believe Crane's claims. But when a Headless Horsemen, whom Crane was enlisted to track down in the past, begins ravaging the present day, Abbie and Crane team up to fight the forces of evil.
Sleepy Hollow brings the Four Horsemen (one of them Headless!) to Fox
But that Headless Horsemen — also known as Death — is actually one of four, as in the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse...
Broadcast television has seen monkeys, robots and aliens as leading characters, but Sleepy Hollow will take things one step further this fall when a man without a head takes center stage on Fox.
After being frozen in time for 250 years, Ichabod Crane (Tom Mison) awakes to partner with Sleepy Hollow's sheriff Abbie Mills (Nicole Beharie) to solve the mysteries of a town ravaged by strange crimes. In his past life -- or life in the past, as it were -- Gen. George Washington enlisted Crane to fight the forces of evil, namely the Four Horsemen...
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