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.


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

The pilot episode is filmed in Salisbury, North Carolina, 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.

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


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.

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