Sleepy Hollow "The Midnight Ride" Review: The Horseman Is Coming!

Sleepy Hollow S01E07: "The Midnight Ride"

Paul Revere's Midnight Ride was the latest Real Historical Event to get the Sleepy Hollow treatment, and it was far more successful than Ichabod's explanation a few weeks ago that the Boston Tea Party was really just a diversion, created so he could steal an important artifact. In "The Midnight Ride," Paul Revere was racing from town to town to warn everyone that "The Regulars are coming!" You know, because—as Ichabod so angrily pointed out to the Tarrytown museum tour guide—"we" were all still British at that point, so it wouldn't have made much sense for him to yell "The British are coming!" But Revere wasn't alone on his midnight ride, as the Headless Horseman tagged along (and chopped down three of his men in the process). And just like Revere wasn't alone, neither were Abbie and Ichabod, as Steve returned to claim his head.

Although we glimpsed him in the final moments of "The Sin Eater" last week, the Headless Horseman was the sole focus of this week's hour, shooting up laboratories and beheading Freemasons in the search for his skull. As Katrina had warned us so many episodes ago, if he finds his head, the other three Horseman will also rise and the apocalypse will begin. So, you know, it's kiiiiind of in our heroes' best interest to not let that happen. 


But here's a question: Why now? Why has he decided he wants it now? What the hell has the Horseman been doing since the series premiere? Was he just napping in his underwater bunker? Did he discover Candy Crush and lose track of time? Perhaps he took a nice vacation to hell and got really wasted with his buddies? It just feels a little silly that he's been gone for so long, only to reemerge just in time for November Sweeps. In the show's timeline it hasn't been nearly as long as it has in our own, but still—if he had a mouth, I would demand answers.

I can't say whether or not Sleepy Hollow has left its standalone episodes in the past to fully embrace the longer, serialized narrative of the Horseman, but this was Episode 7 of 13, so it was definitely time for Steve to return. Arguably, you could even say that Sleepy Hollow abandoned the standalone episodes with "John Doe," as last week's "The Sin Eater" dealt directly with Ichabod and the Horseman's blood bond, and therefore the show's overarching narrative. And now that the Horseman's been trapped with the help of artificial sunlight (Abbie, you're so brilliant I could kiss you), I expect that the series will continue to charge along at a feverish pace. I know it depends on how well the rest of the season is executed, but so far, the 13-episode model is working very well for Sleepy Hollow. The writing is tight, the stories are moving quickly, and there's not much need for any procedural filler.


Speaking of that quick pace, the run-up to the capture of the Horseman is something I really want to talk about. Most series would have dragged out that arc for at least a few episodes, but "The Midnight Ride" began with the Headless Horseman beheading four Freemasons while hunting for his head, and it ended with him trapped in the tunnels beneath the city, immobilized by artificial sunlight, having been led there by Ichabod and Abbie and several fake illuminated skulls. In between, Ichabod and Abbie took a quick jaunt to a Tarrytown history museum to find a manuscript, and Ichabod deciphered a code written by Sam Adams and John Hancock using a word carved into the back of the Horseman's teeth by Paul Revere. But for as insane as all of that sounds, it worked, both in terms of the storytelling and in terms of their plan. I never expected them to trap the Horseman so easily or so quickly, and I look forward to whatever they plan on doing with him next week—the writers deserve some applause for hurrying this story along. We're not even all that close to the Season 1 finale, which makes me wonder what else Sleepy Hollow has in store for us, if this is only the halfway point. 

And despite all the action leading up to the Headless Horseman's capture, "The Midnight Ride" also found time to deal with Captain Irving's skepticism as he finally came face-to-torso with the Horseman before engaging in a shootout and some axe-dodging with him. And the episode also found time to bring back Evil John Cho. Like the Horseman, Evil John Cho had been gone for several episodes, but the time away seemed to have given him time to think, because he tried to help Abbie instead of doing the demon's bidding. He was the one who informed her that while the Horseman can't actually be killed, he can be trapped, hence the artificial sunlight. So thanks, Evil John Cho! I'm not certain I understand why you lured Luke Morales into an alley and told him to stay away from Abbie and all that junk, because I don't really care to even try to understand it, but still, thanks!


Sleepy Hollow always seems to pack so much action and exposition into each of its episodes that I'd completely understand if it simply gave up on trying to find and insert the humor that makes the series so delightful, but it hasn't once pushed that aside in favor of mythology. This week alone, Ichabod had an ongoing gag about having to pay for water, and we saw him attempt to work a computer for the first time, which basically equated to him repeatedly pushing the space and arrow keys and hoping for different results. He also printed the manuscript he needed five times in case it disappeared from the page the way it did from the computer screen. Sleepy Hollow's sense of fun really makes it stand out from the rest of the supernatural genre, and it's why the series continues to operate on the level that it does. Without it, the series would be far less interesting, and it would be far less enjoyable. I don't know that the show has made any grave missteps since it premiered, and I have high hopes for it to continue that trend. If each of the remaining six episodes is as fun and exciting as "The Midnight Ride," I really don't see how it wouldn't.



FROM THE SHERIFF'S FILES

Decapitations this week: five—one in the Paul Revere flashback, and four Freemasons. The lab guy was shot, and two of Revere's men were slashed, but not beheaded.

 Things that confused/enraged Ichabod this week: computers, voicemail, the butchering of Paul Revere's story, having to pay for water, buying in bulk, finding out Thomas Jefferson stole his newspaper quote and also fathered children with Sally Hemings.

– As it turns out, Steve's skull is just as invincible as he is, and the sequence in which Abbie and Ichabod attempted to destroy it via any number of destructive methods felt like something out of a buddy cop film or sitcom rather than a supernatural series. But it was nicely done and fit in well with the tone of the series. My favorite was when Abbie dunked it in acid while wearing a Haz-Mat suit. 

– How perfectly grotesque were those illuminated heads the Horseman hung? They simultaneously made me squeal with sick laughter and also want to vomit. I don't know what that says about me, but I loved the Horseman's style at that moment. For a guy with no head, he's quite brilliant.

– Despite the fact we already knew Captain Irving had a family based on recent casting announcements, this week was the first time his daughter and ex-wife were mentioned on screen.

– Abbie called Ichabod Steve when she was ushering him out of the Tarrytown museum and it broke my brain. That's the Horseman's name, Abbie. Geez.

– “I’m the only one amongst you who doesn’t require medication!”

– "I'm flattered, madame, but I'm espoused to another."

– "Paul Revere, you rum beggar!"

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Nov 20, 2013
Two more (minor) decapitations; George Washington's painting, and the bird (raven?) in the lab after Captain Irving ducked out of the way, Matrix-style.
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Nov 20, 2013
Greatest Episode of the series! Grade=A
Hollow Point (1) I like that the captain is major part of the team. This show gets bigger love for making that happen!! Keep it up Hollow writers..

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Nov 20, 2013
I agree completely. When he first showed up, I expected him to be the usual sceptic, non-believing boss who never gets anything and always is a pain in the heroes' butts. That he's now more or less a full-fledged team member is unexpected, unusual and very cool!
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Nov 17, 2013
I really liked this episode – starting with Ichabod's confrontation with the modern ways of supplying, media, water and museum tours, the discussion about Thomas Jefferson, up to the probably most respectful voice message ever recorded since the invention of the "smart phone".

Speaking of inventions – I think it's a good way using modern tools (not necessarily weapons!) to fight the Horseman; if you can't beat him on his own (supernatural) territory, I guess you have to turn to cleverness and modern equipment.
I also liked that the Captain helped out in the mission to capture the Horseman; it somehow adds a note of reality to it, having a scepticist participate and not only Ichabod and Abbie dealing with the Headless One.
Still not sure what to make out of Abbies colleagues, both the living and the undead one...
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Nov 14, 2013
Great episode, who knew that Ichabod could leave such a lovely voice mail, as someone who would write with spoken words a letter, very civilized or confused about vm... lol
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Nov 13, 2013
Considering someone just has to flip the switch off I can't imagine he will be stuck for long
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Nov 13, 2013
I've always thought of Andy Dunn as a double agent, one that compromised his own afterlife in the process but a double agent nonetheless.
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Nov 13, 2013
Great review for a great episode - no filler, just loads of action and some excellent repartee... Ichabod resisting the online 'flirty' lady was just hilarious... And the good to see more of the Captain too.
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Nov 13, 2013
Loved this episode..>ichabod was more agressive and annoyed then usual...he made me really laugh a couple of times..
Like in the museum and with the laptop, when he opened a sex chate page...that was awesome...!!
Loved also how they tried to break the head of Death, but nothing worked...
Finally the chief believes Ichabod and Abby and helps them out.
Andy is back...i really thought that he was creepy this episode...
Death is captured....now what????
Loving it!!
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Nov 13, 2013
Loved this episode. As all the rest. Superb show!! :-)
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Nov 13, 2013
Loved the water gag cause I myself empathize with Ichabod's wonder, surprise and "rage"
So evil John Cho has a name Andy Brooks! (if it was said before I seriously didn't know) wiii cause evil John Cho was too long of a name.
Poor headless horseman encaged in a cage of ligth but what happens when a black out occurs... ok, maybe it is unlikely but isn't like a trademark of evil forces?
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Nov 13, 2013
"The writing is tight, the stories are moving quickly, and there's not much need for any procedural filler."

I know my opinion is going to be an unpopular one, but I gotta disagree, down the line. The writing isn't tight, it's minimal and therefore has a lower bar to meet. The dialog for Ichabod and Abbie are good, but everybody else is either boilerplate or nonsensical.

Speaking of nonsensical, the story is moving quickly because they're leaving gaping plot holes. For example:

- Why *did* the horseman wait until now for his head?
- How would an uber-powerful devil king like Moloch not know what his undead henchman is up to?
- Why does the chief of police believe Abbie's supernatural stories when it's convenient for the plot, but still mumble on about how she's talking crazy? Does he believe her, or doesn't he? Because if he does, he's giving her an awful lot of flack. And if he doesn't, he should have her suspended and Ichabod arrested. And if he's not sure, then he should act not sure, rather than accepting her explanation sometimes, but not other times.
- Going back a few episodes, how exactly does Abbie happen to know a magical native American shaman?

And don't even get me started on the whole National Treasure Freemason silliness (which, for some reason, Revolution is into now too). The whole Sin Eater episode was an X-Files knockoff, and a waste of a great character actor in John Noble.

I watch the show because my wife likes it, and the action is OK, and Ichabod's kinda cool, I guess. But at this point I'd take some of the "procedural filler" you mentioned, just to demonstrate that the writers care about basic things like plot consistency and character development.

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Nov 13, 2013
Ummm....I'm pretty sure last weeks episode was "The Sin Eater" and not "John Doe". That was the virus episode before the break.
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Nov 13, 2013
Arguably, you could even say that Sleepy Hollow abandoned the standalone episodes with "John Doe," as last week's "The Sin Eater" dealt directly with Ichabod and the Horseman's blood bond, and therefore the show's overarching narrative.


Read that again:)

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Nov 12, 2013
I think what you say here is the general consensus of fans, This is a show that just should not work, but somehow, through the pacing and the humour it is actually brilliant. So much fun. As well as the writers, I think the two leads deserve a lot of the credit. I think it's found the balance between not taking itself too seriously, but also not going too far down the hunour road so that it would become camp or kitsch. I keep recommending it to my friends but the idea of it puts them off, i nearly didnt watch it myself because of the premise, but they don't know what they're missing
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Nov 12, 2013
Ok during the off season I'm going to need some webisodes: twice a month, that deal with Abbie teaching Ichabod how to use various modern day technology, leading to the september season finale (week before the actual show comes back), where Abbie takes Ichabod to get his driver's license. Make it happen. Aside from that, brilliant as always! Poor Ichabod seemed so sad when he found out about TJ not being the great guy he expected, that and the Irving is a believer now, Steve came back with a bang, and his capture at the end was epic! Next week will be awesome too!
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Nov 13, 2013
Excellent suggestion!
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Nov 12, 2013
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Nov 12, 2013
How about a trip to the mall to buy a new wardrobe? Imagine the shenanigans that could transpire with that scenario.
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Nov 12, 2013
A trip to the cinema, cooking in a modern kitchen, online gaming... so many episodes!!
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Nov 12, 2013
This might be my favorite episode of the series thus far. It was just a big bag of tv goodness from start to finish. Ichabod is probably one of the best characters to come on tv in the last couple of years.

On paper this show shouldn't work. I don't know who in the Fox world green lit this and knowingly taking a risk with their career but I am damn glad that they did. This show is TV perfection. For me and this is a huge compliment from me, this could be my next Psych.

I freaking love Psych I could probably quote line for line at least the first 3 seasons. It is my go to show to throw on in the background when I am writing research proposals or grading papers or compiling statistics (which is tedious and mind numbing work). And this show almost has that same feel to it. It isn't similar in any way shape or form in content. But in the way they present that content, they know a group of people are watching their show, and they know that group of people well. They welcome those people into the episode and toss nods to them to just remind them that the show knows that they are there, appreciate the viewing and reward them with silliness and crazy, then tell them and show them that this is really just the tip of the crazy iceberg. When a show can do that, Psych, Community, Happy Endings, Justified, to just name a few, that gets me as a viewer.

And this episode did that in spades. They have the perfect character in Crane to do all of this with. And Abby and probably soon the captain will be in on it as well. This is the best character in my opinion that Fox has had since Bradley Whitford's Dan Stark in The Good Guys.

But I am pissed, had completely forgotten that this was only 13 episodes. 13!!! This show with all of its content and potential plots could easily do 23 episodes. Perhaps next season when Fox sees how this show does at comicon.
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Nov 13, 2013
Less is more. I would rather they keep the pacing tight and the standard high in a shorter run each season, like Justified.
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Nov 13, 2013
And I do like that style as well. But I feel with some shows that they have the content and the quality to go a full season, like Person of Interest.
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Nov 13, 2013
So true - when I first read about the show's premise I rolled my eyes and wondered what fools would think this can work... and yet...
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Nov 12, 2013
Kaitlin, i am disappointed in you...
– Decapitations this week: five—one in the Paul Revere flashback, and four Freemasons. The lab guy was shot, and two of Revere's men were slashed, but not beheaded.
there were 6 decapitations... you missed the stuffed pheasant that lost its head when the captain dodged the thrown ax... makes you think that ax needs to take a head no matter what...
:)
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Nov 12, 2013
Ichabod is easily my favourite character on air at the moment. And Abbie is surprisingly great too. Even though they are in this mad scenario they both are quite realistic as characters. Gotta love Ichabod leaving the voice mail like a letter. Has next season been green lite for 22 episodes? This worries me as the 13 episodes work better for these more out-there concept wise shows. While it would be nice to see more of Ichabod discovering our modern ways, case of the weeks are not as interesting as the overall story arc.
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Nov 12, 2013
season 2 is still 13 episodes. I like that a season is just made up of 13 episodes so that it will tackle directly with the overall mythology with a sprinkle of "mythalone" episodes here and there. Plus, if the "fish out of water" scenes get too dragged out in 22 episodes, it might wear down some viewers.
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Nov 12, 2013
I really need a key on my laptop that instantly pulls up porn.
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Nov 12, 2013
Turn off Adblock in your browser settings and enjoy all the instant pop up porn you desire!
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Nov 12, 2013
It's taht simple. Who knew?
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Nov 12, 2013
I love the way Ichabod tried to work the computer. Just pounding on keys until something happened. My 80 year old father does the same thing.

Also, you can't get a live webcam porn access just by punching keys. You have to register with a credit card, provide ID, etc. Just don;t ask how I know. :-)

Great episode!
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Nov 12, 2013
you're visiting the wrong sites lol... but we won't go into my knowledge of such things
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Nov 12, 2013
That lovely madame was actually a recording, edited and programmed to act as a cam girl bot. Forever teasing and answering your questions with vague statements. But the bot is smart and sexy. So many men click the next button to see more and happily register with a credit card.

Don't ask me how I know this either ;p
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Nov 12, 2013
I loved the whole episode (and randomly, for a girl educated pre 8th grade in the Quincy, MA school system where I lived a block from Abigail Adams Cairn where she and her son watched Bunker Hill get burned and about two blocks away from the houses the Adams lived in) while I recall learning that Revere actually was yelling the Regulars are coming (for the very reason Ichabod cited), I always heard it misheard as the Redcoats were coming.. which seems very funny now.
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Nov 12, 2013
Finally Steve is back, really wanna know what he's been up to. Overall a great episode with tons of fun moments
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Nov 12, 2013
This was easily the best episode since the pilot. Steve the Headless Horseman finally came back full force, and BOY did he come out swinging (literally). The only gripe I have is that the Freemasons got killed offscreen the minute the scene went to present day. I knew they were pretty much fodder for the Horseman, but I would've liked to see "Chess" and his men try in vain to defeat the Horseman.

Now the good things about the episode... there was so, so much that was good about it. Evil Cho returning, the Captain finally becoming a part of Ike's inner circle of allies, the plot to trap the horseman, the long conversation about how history shows that Thomas Jefferson was pretty much a jerk, but, above all else, Ike vs Abbie's computer. It was hilarious and the perfect relief from a pretty serious episode. And the conversation between Ike and the webcam girl was fantastic. I love Ichabod so, so much.

It was great seeing Evil John Cho again, but my big question is... WHERE HAS HE BEEN? He resurrected the witch in episode 2 and disappeared. I thought he might've gotten blown up, but there's no evidence that he got caught in the explosion. What happened to him... and is Cho becoming a male version of the two women in "Death Becomes Her?" (Alive but rotting.)

There seems to be a lot of shipping in this episode between Ike and Abbie. I don't really like it. Last episode was pretty much a "How I Met My Wife" episode and HEAVILY reminded us that Ichabod was in love with Katrina, but the one-on-one interactions between Abbie and Ike this episode seems more romantic than friendly, especially when Ike says Abbie reminds him of Katrina.

So Captain Orlando now knows that the Steve is real, and everything Ike told him was true. His genuine surprise in seeing Steve barge in, guns blazing, is a bit odd... he's been giving Abbie a LOT of leeway to do whatever she needed to do to defeat the Monsters of the Week (which he's never seen, btw) so it could be argued that Captain Orlando knew more than he was letting on, but the lab scene and his reaction singlehandedly unraveled that theory. So why is he so lax on Abbie and her crazy methods to beat the monsters shown prior to this episode, ESPECIALLY in the Pestilence episode where Abbie was working purely on a hunch! He allowed her to leave with a sick kid carrying an unknown disease with no guarantee that she would be able to get rid of the plague. Why would he give her so much freedom if he didn't know that the Horsemen were real?

It's a fantastic episode, but, like Val Kilmer's Bruce Wayne would say "It just raises too many questions."


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Nov 13, 2013
Maybe Capt. Orlando is periodically possessed by Abbie's mentor, Sheriff Corbin?

I have no idea. I really thought Capt. Orlando was possibly a supernatural agent of good or at least an unobstructive observer, but he seemed really surprised Steve was real and all the subsequent crazy was too. Weird.

I thought Abbie and Ike (especially Abbie) was getting kind of borderline romantically gushy over one another in the Sin Eater, so this ep seemed to be carrying on the sentiment. Arrgh. I don't hate the idea of them, I'd probably keep rolling on the crazy train and not drop it instantly like so many shows that pull this stuff. However, if Abbie were Abe instead, I can't imagine this much naked emotion and possessive behavior being displayed between the two of them.

Then I could be wrong, Abe/Ike might have ended up being Fraser and Ray K of Due South 2.0, since Ike fits the same throwback gentlemenly archetype as Fraser and Abbie fits Ray K.
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Nov 12, 2013
There were a lot of great moments in this week's episode. I loved it when they were at the museum:

Tour guide: "Excuse me, did you just say we?"

Abbie: "I'm sorry, My cousin Steve didn't take his meds today."

Crane: "I'm the only person in this room who doesn't need medication."

If there were an Emmy for keeping a straight face, Nicole Beharie would win it hands down. And I don't know if Tom Mison has comedic theater or TV in his background but the man is drop dead hilarious. He has the best comic timing I have seen in some time.

There have been other "fish out of water" shows on before but Sleepy Hollow is brilliantly conceived and crafted. I just enjoy the hell out of it.
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Nov 12, 2013
A really good episode. I like the pace that it's at. Glad they kept a 13 episode season. Other networks (CBS,NBC,ABC) should do this alot more.
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Nov 12, 2013
I agree with you wholeheartedly. When a network commits to 22 to 24 episodes, there are going to be fillers and poorer quality weeks. While working with a 12 or 13 episode season I find the writing and story telling to be crisper. Unfortunately, the big guys have to answer to the advertisers.
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Nov 12, 2013
This show Is COMEDY GOLD
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Nov 12, 2013
Finally Captain Irving has the proof he needs! Great episode. Lots of funny bits mixed in. I love it when they show Ichabod's struggles with the modern world.
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Nov 12, 2013
This is what you get when you get a 13-episode show and it stays at 13 episodes. Instead of giving it a "full" 22-episode season. The plot moves along pretty much every week, no filler, and things of significance happen.

Supernatural should take notes...
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Nov 13, 2013
IMO that's one of the reasons why Teen Wolf is so great, too. Short, twelve-episode seasons without filler episodes.
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Nov 12, 2013
The CW demands 22-episode seasons for syndication sales. They'd never make any money if they had shorter seasons. I think you need around 80 episodes before shows are sold for syndication. That's a lot of seasons for a 13-episode show.
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Nov 12, 2013
But you really have to pay attention to make sure you don't miss anything. Last night's episode was jam packed!
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Nov 12, 2013
In Supernatural's defense, most of those stand alone filler episodes are actually still interesting and really well done that I don't mind.

And although I would love 22 episodes of this in one season due to loving these characters, I think 13 episodes is probably best
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Nov 13, 2013
Especially, S1-2 of Supernatural... very good.
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Nov 12, 2013
Wow...in a weird way I swear they got whoever was in charge of writing caper episodes of Leverage wrote this episode. In other words, I really really liked it.
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Nov 12, 2013
I loved this episode! Not only did it move the story into awesome territory it took that asshole Paul Revere down a peg, William Dawes and Israel Bissell did more than he ever did, until Longfellow mucked up history with his goddam poem.
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Nov 12, 2013
Tell us how you really feel.
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Nov 12, 2013
I laughed out loud at Ichabod's voice-mail, how he structured it like a formal letter including intro and signing off.

I still this his thankful talk with the OnStar (or whatever) was better, but the voicemail was still a hoot.

But the episode was full of "Win" in general: Costco reaction, bottled water concern, correcting this historian, issues with the laptop, and of course the indestructible skull montage.

The laptop bit required a suspension of belief... 2-3 wrong keyboard taps won't log you onto video chat with a stripper or take you to a gun page. But along with Ron Swanson's Vine fiasco, the suspension of belief is worth the chuckle.
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Nov 13, 2013
I gotta admit, I thought the voicemail/letter was hilarious. But yeah my favourite is still the conversation with the OnStar lady. Ichabods character is the best part about the show. Gotta give lots of credit to the writers for his monologues and of course Tom Misons amazing performance.
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Nov 12, 2013
In honour of the midnight ride, a sexy selca-gif of one of the riders:



This show sometimes has funny camera angles.


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Nov 12, 2013
I always hate this type of shot. Supernatural used it in several episodes too. It just looked goofy.
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Nov 12, 2013
Don't drink and ride!
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Nov 12, 2013
This show is nutty and hilarious and intense in all the right ways. It just hits all of the high points every single week. I dunno what the writers are smoking half the time, but I sure hope they keep it up!
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Nov 12, 2013
Awsome episode....what else can I say,that hasn't been said already in comments below??
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Nov 12, 2013
I wondered if they were going to remember Revere was not the only rider that night, and that the Longfellow poem wasn't the full story. At first it looked like the writers knew that, then it looked like they didn't.

And then Crane took the tour guide to school! ^_^
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Nov 12, 2013
Sally Heming. LMFAO! Well written scene.
For such an intense episode they really kept the jokes coming. Great balance of humor and drama.
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Nov 12, 2013
HA HA You can't scream without a head! ROTFL!
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Nov 12, 2013
Crane leaving the voicemail like he's writing a letter!!
Crane at museum, I knew what he was going to do but still.. LOL. Crane using the computer, he figured out how to print and find porn... LOL.
If he figures out how to post on the internet...Not now Miss Mills!!

I liked that the captain became part of the team.
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Nov 12, 2013
How is this show this hood? Better question. How has Fox nit ruined this show?

I could watch a whole whole series with Crane chasing after tour guides railing at their mistakes. Or a whole separate episode of them trying to destroy the skull. Seriously Fox, that should be a whole 15 minute webisode.
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Nov 12, 2013
I think we need a clue to be tracked down at.... a Revolutionary War re-enactment. Ichabod might just implode. At the very least, hilarity would ensue.
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Nov 13, 2013
THIS!!!
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Nov 12, 2013
I can really relate to Icabad's experiences with the computer. How many times have I written a manuscript and hit the wrong key and poof, it was gone. Or had a browser hijacker redirect the page. I can also relate to the annoying noise the phone makes. Every week the Icabad's discoveries of the new world are hilarious. I hope he discovers Macy's soon and gets something else to wear.
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Nov 12, 2013
How about the porn web video? ;)
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Nov 12, 2013
That was classic!
"Still there?" LOLOLOL
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Nov 12, 2013
I was on the floor laughing at how they try and try to destroy that skull. I just love this show. It's crazy out-of-this-world fun. Quality entertainment.
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Nov 12, 2013
oh I know I couldn't stop laughing!
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Nov 12, 2013
I LOLed at the computer parts.
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Nov 12, 2013
yes the water, the voicemail, the computer parts, the destroying of skull, Crane defending Thomas Jefferson, until he realized Jefferson stole his quote and had 6 children with his slave. LOL. Crane is also supper witty about him missing his wife and giving sass back at abbie. so funny.
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Nov 12, 2013
Can you imagine Icabode's reaction to Costco? Also, he and I share the exact same thoughts on bottled water.

Best episode yet--skull lanterns, undead John Cho, the cap't getting in on the action, Icabode and the interwebs, HH's capture, Jefferson and the slave reveal
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Nov 12, 2013
Great! That whole part with Ichabod's reaction to Thomas Jefferson and slaves was hilarious.
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Nov 12, 2013
great episode... and the reviewer should be happy, john cho and the horseman.... really well done, just enough of everything and it flowed nicely...
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Nov 12, 2013
So what a pentagram is to a demon, a triquetra is to a Horseman, apparently?

Anyway, another great episode. Very happy to see John Cho back, as well.
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Nov 12, 2013
Fantastic episode. Funny, dramatic, suspenseful, it really hit a lot of good notes. The let's-destroy-the-skull montage was hilarious.
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Nov 12, 2013
Hot Chixxx. Sweet "I am sorry madam, I am espoused to another" Sorry, I am so just so taken with this series. I do believe this is the best ep of the bunch.
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Nov 12, 2013
Best Episode? Every episode someone calls it 'the best of the bunch'. It was a pretty good though. This episode seemed much longer than most of the others.
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Nov 12, 2013
And and only a 1/2 hour in.

My cousin Steve. I believe our writers are reading the interwebs. Isn't that the HH's pet name?

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Nov 12, 2013
Just when I don't think I could love this show any more...

Paul Revere. John Adams' safe house. The montage of Abby and Icky trying to destroy that skull..

BEST. SHOW. ON TV.

Yes - better than AHS, but that is a good thing. We are blessed with a ton of good TV.

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Nov 12, 2013
GoT, SoA, AHS, TWD, Justified, Parks, It's always Sunny..., Les Revenants, The Good Wife, Banshee. At least 5 of those shows are undeniably better.
It is a fun show, but Happy Gilmore is a fun movie too.... hardly the best by a long shot though.
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Nov 13, 2013
I agree. It's nowhere near as good as everyone makes it out to be. Ichobod is a great character but that's about it.
Maybe I just can't appreciate all of it because I'm Australian and don't really care much about the historical references. I'm also a lot more into the present and especially the future-type shows.
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Nov 13, 2013
lol, me too - Australian that is.
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Nov 13, 2013
Yay! Nice to meet you Andy :-) Glad, I'm not alone!
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Nov 12, 2013
I am glad you have so many shows to love, Andy. I was expressing MY opinion. Aside from AHS, I don't care for any of the shows you listed. At all. So to me - BEST SHOW ON TV.
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Nov 13, 2013
Your loss then.
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Nov 12, 2013
And I would put The Blacklist just behind AHS and far ahead of those others. I have high hopes for Mondays and Almost Human as a lead in to Sleepy and The Blacklist to top it all off.
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Nov 12, 2013
Another great episode, what a fun show this is turning out to be. The 2 leads are great, would like to see them flesh out the Captain some more he seems a bit 1 dimensional atm.
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