Did you readers happen to catch the Fox series “Sleepy Hollow” last September when it made its debut? Gosh I hope so because it was a lot of quirky and supernatural fun. In keeping with our posts related to our readers interests, I am happy to announce that the second season for the show will begin tonight. Check out one of the promotional posters below and then we can refresh the minds that saw it or inform those who missed out.
The Premise: (care of the show’s Wiki page)
In 1781, Ichabod Crane, a soldier in the Colonial Army, on a mission for General George Washington, and caught up in a battle, beheads the Hessian soldier, the Headless Horseman, as the Horseman kills him. More than 230 years later, in the present-day, Ichabod rises from his grave, after the Headless Horseman (revealed to be Death, one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, although the signs more appropriately point to Conquest, the First horseman of the Apocalypse, who rides a white horse while holding a bow) is summoned back from his watery grave by an unknown party. The resurrection of the one causes the resurrection of the other due to the intertwining of their fates as a result of their blood mixing shortly after Crane decapitated the Headless Horseman on the field of battle.
Lt. Abbie Mills begins investigating the Headless Horseman after he beheads Sheriff August Corbin, Mills’ mentor and partner. Mills’ investigation reveals the presence of two occult groups – one for good, the other evil – in Sleepy Hollow, both of which are concerned with the Four Horsemen and the associated apocalypse. The killing spree the Horseman embarks on causes Crane and Mills to team up, especially when they found out that they are destinated to be the two witnesses, the only ones who can protect the world form the forces of Hell. As Crane’s worldview is from 18th century Colonial America, some friction can be expected between him and Abbie, and also between him and the people he must now work with. This is often a source of comic relief for the show, but also forces him to look at things differently and thus become a strength.
My Thoughts: I have to say that I enjoyed every episode of the series. It was different enough to hit my interest and the characters were pretty well done. There were a lot of sinister reveals and while I will not spoil the first season for you, do think that you should watch it On Demand or via the DVD boxed sets that are now available. Do you think you will be watching this season or did it fail to keep your interest? Let’s discuss in the comments.
Tom Mison as Ichabod Crane
Nicole Beharie as Lt. Grace Abigail “Abbie” Mills
Orlando Jones as Captain Frank Irving
Katia Winter as Katrina Crane
Lyndie Greenwood as Jennifer “Jenny” Mills
John Noble as Henry Parrish/Jeremy Crane/The Horseman of War
Richard Cetrone, Jeremy Owens, Craig Branham and Neil Jackson as the Headless Horseman/Abraham Van Brunt.
Nicholas Gonzalez as Detective Luke Morales
John Cho as Officer Andy Brooks
Clancy Brown as Sheriff August Corbin
Michael Roark as Detective Devon Jones
D. J. Mifflin as the demon Moloch
Jill Marie Jones as Cynthia Irving
Amandla Stenberg as Macey Irving
Jon Sparks and Timothy Busfield as Benjamin Franklin
Matt Barr as Nick Hawley
Official Show Wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleepy_Hollow_%28TV_series%29
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