‘Sleepy Hollow’ S2 finale preview: ‘Tempus Fugit’ is a love letter to fans

Ichabbie is at their best in the Season 2 finale. (Photo credit: Brownie Harris/FOX via FoxFlash)

Time flies when you’re having fun! “Sleepy Hollow’s” exhilarating finale is so amazing that the hour breezes by in a blink. The episode picks up from where we left off in “Awakening” (refresh your memory with a recap HERE) and delivers everything Sleepy Heads have been longing for: squee inducing Ichabbie moments, gasp-worthy twistory, edge of your seat suspense, clever callbacks, and a jaw-dropping ending that leaves you begging for more.

Ichabbie Treats

The finale is loaded with heartwarming and hilarious Ichabbie moments. Abbie desperately tries to convince Ichabod of the truth and each example conjures moving memories of the times they’ve shared together. In a delightful twist of fate, the tables have turned and Leftenant Abbie Mills has now become the outsider. She also begins to see Captain Crane in a new light. He is not just the quirky academic odd-ball with all sorts of historical trivia at his disposal, Ichabod is a dutiful military man who takes his responsibility and rank very seriously. Give Me My Remote’s Marissa Roffman has an enlightening chat with Tom Mison about the differences between past and present day Ichabod. Check out her fun interview HERE.

Without giving too much away, here are a few things to look forward to during the hour: an especially epic #IchabbieMoment that will melt your heart, a hilarious dose of Ichabod vs technology that will be a new fan favorite #SleepyMoment, and an overall strengthening of Team Witness’ unwavering bond.


As we’ve already seen in the promos, Timothy Busfield returns as Benjamin Franklin. Once again, this strange Founding Father is a hoot! His interaction with Abbie is ridiculously fun. He’s very open-minded and excited to learn more about the future. Plus, Franklin’s work station has some cool easter eggs.

However, Franklin is not the only blast from the past. If you engaged in Saturday night’s Sleepy Slumber Party, you will easily see why Aaron Baiers hand-picked the “Pilot,” “Sancturary,” “The Kindred,” and “Awakening.” They are the perfect batch of episodes to watch in preparation for the finale. Keeping that in mind, you can probably guess who else comes into contact with Ichabbie.


The stakes are as high as they can get. The future instantly changed the second Katrina and Abbie traveled to the past. Now Ichabod and Abbie are racing against time to make things right. As if that isn’t bad enough, Katrina is still hell-bent on killing Crane and saving her son. Will Ichabbie be able to right this wrong? Will the future be altered forever? Will Abbie be trapped in the past? Have Katrina’s hasty actions altered America’s future? You’ll just have to watch and see.

Cliffhanger Assessment

So far, “Sleepy Hollow” has notoriously left fans hanging. The events in the finale lead up to a heart pounding and shocking climax that changes everything. However, we thankfully are not left in painstaking limbo as we were at the end of Season 1 and after the midseason finale. This time around, Sleepy Writers leave us wanting more and set the stage for many more Sleepy adventures.

Sneak Peeks

Luckily, we can get a little preview of all that Ichabbie goodness. The following scenes take place at the beginning of the episode and establish the new dynamic Abbie develops with past Ichabod. Enjoy!

TVLine’s exclusive look at Abbie’s first encounter with Captain Ichabod Crane. Feel free to squee while watching the clip HERE.

TVGuide reveals the aftermath of the Hessian Horseman’s attack on the battlefield. What happens now that Ichabod’s life has been saved? Take a look HERE.

Watch the “Sleepy Hollow” Season 2 finale this Monday, Feb. 23 at 9 p.m. on FOX. Show your love for this awesome series: keep #RenewSleepyHollow trending on Twitter and tell @FOXTV that you want Season 3. As always, stay tuned for more “Sleepy Hollow.”

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