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The Best Episodes of Sleepy Hollow

Every episode of Sleepy Hollow ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Sleepy Hollow!

Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.

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The best episode of "Sleepy Hollow" is "Bad Blood", rated 8.8/10 from 1164 user votes. It was directed by Ken Olin and written by Alex Kurtzman, Mark Goffman. "Bad Blood" aired on 1/20/2014 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Tempus Fugit".

  • Bad Blood
    8.8/10 1,164 votes

    #1 - Bad Blood

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2014-01-20

    The battle between good and evil comes to an explosive head – sacrifices must be made, worlds collide, loyalties are tested and the town of Sleepy Hollow will never be the same

    Director: Ken Olin

    Writer: Alex Kurtzman, Mark Goffman

  • Tempus Fugit
    8.6/10 826 votes

    #2 - Tempus Fugit

    Season 2 Episode 18 - Aired 2015-02-23

    The town of Sleepy Hollow and its inhabitants are permanently changed; a relationship is destroyed beyond repair.

    Director: Paul A. Edwards

    Writer: Mark Goffman

  • Pilot
    8.1/10 2,245 votes

    #3 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2013-09-16

    Ichabod Crane finds himself 250 years in the future and realizes that evil accompanied him to modern-day Sleepy Hollow; Ichabod forms a bond with Detective Abbie Mills after the Headless Horseman murders the sheriff.

    Director: Len Wiseman

    Writer: N/A

  • Necromancer
    8.1/10 1,039 votes

    #4 - Necromancer

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2013-11-18

    Ichabod, Abbie, Capt. Irving and Jenny Mills unite against the Headless Horseman; information about the Horseman's motive shocks Ichabod.

    Director: Paul A. Edwards

    Writer: Phillip Iscove, Mark Goffman

  • The Akeda
    8.1/10 678 votes

    #5 - The Akeda

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2014-12-01

    Unforeseen sacrifices must be made and loyalties are put to the ultimate test in the fight against evil.

    Director: Dwight H. Little

    Writer: Mark Goffman

  • The Midnight Ride
    8.0/10 997 votes

    #6 - The Midnight Ride

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2013-11-11

    Abbie and Ichabod look for clues to stop the evil in town; Abbie receives an unexpected visit from Andy Brooks.

    Director: Douglas Aarniokoski

    Writer: Heather V. Regnier

  • This Is War
    8.0/10 911 votes

    #7 - This Is War

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2014-09-22

    Henry sets out to find the Gehenna Key, which will allow his master Moloch to escape from Purgatory with an army of the damned. Meanwhile, Ichabod tries to free himself from his buried tomb, and Jenny must escape the Hessians holding her on Henry's behalf.

    Director: Ken Olin

    Writer: Mark Goffman

  • The Vessel
    7.8/10 866 votes

    #8 - The Vessel

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2014-01-13

    When Capt. Iriving's daughter, Macy, becomes the target of evil forces, he makes a desperate plea to Crane and Mills for help, and seeks answers that lie within Washington's Bible. Meanwhile, a frightening chapter of Jenny's past is revealed.

    Director: Romeo Tirone

    Writer: N/A

  • The Indispensable Man
    7.8/10 866 votes

    #9 - The Indispensable Man

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2014-01-20

    Ichabod and Abbie discover a massive secret buried within the pages of George Washington’s Bible and unearth the shocking true nature of the founding father’s death. Meanwhile, Captain Irving makes a near-impossible decision for the sake of his beloved family that drastically changes his future.

    Director: Adam Kane

    Writer: N/A

  • Awakening
    7.8/10 645 votes

    #10 - Awakening

    Season 2 Episode 17 - Aired 2015-02-16

    Ichabod and Abbie fight against those who want to re-awaken a powerful witch coven and Jenny learns a disturbing truth about Frank Irving.

    Director: Douglas Aarniokoski

    Writer: M. Raven Metzner

  • Incident At Stone Manor
    7.8/10 415 votes

    #11 - Incident At Stone Manor

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2016-02-12

    In the quest to save Abbie, Crane and Sophie are forced to battle a supernatural force targeting the citizens of Sleepy Hollow, while Pandora and The Hidden One only grow stronger. Meanwhile, in an effort to find out what truly happened to her sister, Jenny faces an old foe: her father. Can our heroes solve their most personal case yet?

    Director: Dwight H. Little

    Writer: M. Raven Metzner

  • Tomorrow
    7.8/10 315 votes

    #12 - Tomorrow

    Season 4 Episode 12 - Aired 2017-03-24

    With a glimpse into the dystopian world that could be if Dreyfuss comes to power, the team learns more about Lara. Knowing what is at stake, can Team Witness put a stop to the billionaire mad man before it's too late?

    Director: Marc Roskin

    Writer: Albert Kim

  • The Lesser Key of Solomon
    7.7/10 1,188 votes

    #13 - The Lesser Key of Solomon

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2013-10-07

    Lt. Abbie Mills and Ichabod Crane search for Abbie's estranged sister, Jenny Tag Team, who has escaped from a Sleepy Hollow psychiatric hospital. In a game-changing episode, which includes flashbacks to the real Boston Tea Party, Abbie and Ichabod discover more about the evil they are facing... and finally learn its name in the haunting.

    Director: Paul A. Edwards

    Writer: Damian Kindler

  • The Sin Eater
    7.7/10 1,123 votes

    #14 - The Sin Eater

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2013-11-04

    When Ichabod Crane goes missing, his wife, Katrina, appears to Lt. Abbie Mills in a vision warning her that the Headless Horseman will return to Sleepy Hollow by nightfall. A frantic Abbie seeks help from the mysterious Henry Parrish, who holds vital clues about how Crane can vanquish his dangerous blood tie to the Horseman. Meanwhile, an encounter from Crane's past weighs heavily on him, and details about his first encounter with Katrina are revealed.

    Director: Ken Olin

    Writer: N/A

  • Sanctuary
    7.7/10 970 votes

    #15 - Sanctuary

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2013-11-25

    When Ichabod and Abbie investigate a missing persons case, the search leads to a colonial-era house which holds secrets from Ichabod’s past...and unleashes a long-dormant evil.

    Director: Liz Friedlander

    Writer: Chitra Elizabeth Sampath, Damian Kindler

  • The Golem
    7.7/10 922 votes

    #16 - The Golem

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2013-12-09

    Ichabod enlists Henry Parrish to help him communicate with Katrina, but in the process, a menacing danger is unleashed from purgatory.

    Director: J. Miller Tobin

    Writer: N/A

  • The Kindred
    7.7/10 751 votes

    #17 - The Kindred

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2014-09-29

    Ichabod and Abbie concoct a daring plan to try to rescue Ichabod's wife from the Headless Horseman by resurrecting a Frankenstein-like monster created by Benjamin Franklin. Frank faces new trouble after revealing the true details of his encounter with a demon. Jenny finds herself at odds with the new sheriff in town.

    Director: Paul A. Edwards

    Writer: Mark Goffman, Albert Kim

  • The Weeping Lady
    7.7/10 714 votes

    #18 - The Weeping Lady

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2014-10-20

    A woman from Ichabod Crane's past comes to Sleepy Hollow in the form of an un-dead Weeping Lady, aiming to harm anyone in her path. Katrina and Crane learn unsettling things about each other's pasts. Abbie has some unexpected flirtatious encounters.

    Director: Larry Teng

    Writer: M. Raven Metzner

  • Magnum Opus
    7.7/10 614 votes

    #19 - Magnum Opus

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2014-11-24

    Ichabod and Abbie set out to find the Sword of Methuselah, the only weapon capable of killing Moloch and ending the coming apocalypse.

    Director: Douglas Aarniokoski

    Writer: Donald Todd

  • I, Witness
    7.7/10 613 votes

    #20 - I, Witness

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2015-10-01

    With old enemies gone, Abbie and Crane are apparently moving on with their lives. However, the discovery of a mysterious tablet shows that there may be a new dark prophecy surrounding our Witnesses. The two team together, with the help of an old amulet, and continue their epic takedown of the forces of evil.

    Director: Peter Weller

    Writer: Albert Kim

  • The Sisters Mills
    7.7/10 479 votes

    #21 - The Sisters Mills

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2015-10-22

    More powerful than ever, Pandora unleashes her most evil force yet. Meanwhile, Abbie and Jenny work together when the latest monster targets the children of Sleepy Hollow.

    Director: Guillermo Navarro

    Writer: Heather V. Regnier

  • Novus Ordo Seclorum
    7.7/10 453 votes

    #22 - Novus Ordo Seclorum

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2015-11-19

    In the aftermath of Jenny and Joe's run-in with Sophie, Abbie is in deep water with Reynolds. Meanwhile, the Witnesses deal with lasting implications of the shard and find themselves in grave danger as they come face-to-face with a greater evil than they could have imagined.

    Director: Russell Lee Fine

    Writer: Leigh Dana Jackson

  • Incommunicado
    7.7/10 384 votes

    #23 - Incommunicado

    Season 3 Episode 15 - Aired 2016-03-18

    After a supernatural event takes the Witnesses by surprise, both Crane and Abbie are forced to work alongside their most hated foes yet. Meanwhile, Jenny and Joe struggle to salvage their relationship, as they continue to battle their own internal demons.

    Director: Russell Lee Fine

    Writer: Heather V. Regnier, Shernold Edwards

  • Delaware
    7.7/10 389 votes

    #24 - Delaware

    Season 3 Episode 17 - Aired 2016-04-01

    With a single day left before The Hidden One regains omniscience, Abbie and Crane must do the unthinkable in a last-ditch effort to save the world. Meanwhile, Jenny, Joe and Sophie devise a plan to stall as the Witnesses work.

    Director: Marc Roskin

    Writer: Damian Kindler

  • For the Triumph of Evil
    7.6/10 1,321 votes

    #25 - For the Triumph of Evil

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2013-09-30

    Another soldier in the army of evil, the Sandman, seeps into the dreams of the residents of Sleepy Hollow. By infiltrating their minds at night, he tortures them to the brink - all because they, at one time, turned a blind eye to justice. When the Sandman seemingly sets his sights on Abbie, she is forced to begin to face her past - and her institutionalized sister Jenny. With Ichabod by her side, and her life at stake, the duo must try to defeat the Sandman and continue their fight against evil.

    Director: John F. Showalter

    Writer: Phillip Iscove