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FOX's 'Sleepy Hollow' Is Ridiculous, Spirited and Tea Party Friendly
Breitbart - Big Hollywood ^ | September 24, 2013 | Zachary Leeman

Posted on 09/26/2013 4:49:18 PM PDT by EveningStar

FOX has a fun and ridiculous new show called Sleepy Hollow on its Monday night schedule. It doesn't have much to do with the famous short story by Washington Irving, but everyone involved from Len Wiseman to Robert Orci and Alex Kurtzman to the actors make sure the show has a lot to do with conspiracy theories, the book of Revelations and the Revolutionary War. It's a unique endeavor that more conservative, right of center and libertarian viewers may derive some extra pleasure from.

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TOPICS: TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: fantasy; fox; sleepyhollow
Thoughts?

I saw the pilot episode and wasn't impressed. I have the second episode recorded but haven't yet watched it. Maybe I'll change my mind after I do watch it.

1 posted on 09/26/2013 4:49:18 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: Perdogg; Borges

ping


2 posted on 09/26/2013 4:49:49 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

Cute lady police officer!


3 posted on 09/26/2013 4:51:13 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin
sounds like "elementary" ... the sherlock holmes thing.

English arrogant guy with soft spoken pretty lady

4 posted on 09/26/2013 4:55:26 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: EveningStar
I'm surprised Breitbart.com got it wrong--as did Sleepy Hollow. It's the Book of Revelation, not Revelations (plural). That mistake is a sure sign of a script writer who has never actually looked at the book he wants to write a script about.


5 posted on 09/26/2013 5:04:35 PM PDT by Cinnamontea
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To: EveningStar
The premise of the show is stupid, but some of the dialogue is quite fun.

I was especially delighted with Ichabod Crane's outrage over a 10% tax on his first fast food meal.

He wasn't thrilled by our modern police state either.

It's sort of like a horror version of National Treasure.

6 posted on 09/26/2013 5:07:27 PM PDT by Valpal1 (If the police can t solve a problem with brute force, they ll find a way to fix it with brute force)
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To: EveningStar

Second episode is better. You have to turn off your rational mind a little bit and have fun to watch it.
There are some more liberty references in the second episode.


7 posted on 09/26/2013 5:09:04 PM PDT by vpintheak (Thankful to be God blessed & chosen!)
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To: EveningStar

I ‘struggled’ through the first two, but once the ‘sight gags’ are run through the story lacks any depth...I got half way through #3 and gave up on it....

Not all into SciFi anyway and definitely not into something that isn’t remotely possible....

But I do figure the Lady Deputy is going to be a descendant of Ich’s wife and probably a ‘good witch’.....
Remember in his ‘dream’ his wife told him ‘she is one of us’, I am going to assume she meant the Lady D....


8 posted on 09/26/2013 5:13:18 PM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 --Egoist:A person of low taste, more interested in himself than me. (Ambrose Bierce))
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To: Valpal1

It is what it is. Simple entertainment without queers, liberal propaganda or stupid male characters. At least not yet. Sometimes it’s fun to just disconnect and watch something that is silly.


9 posted on 09/26/2013 5:13:33 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: EveningStar

It’s growing on me. Definitely see potential. The characters are really quite good.

My favorite line so far is when Crane remarked on how the colonists rebelled over less than the tax they paid for breakfast.


10 posted on 09/26/2013 5:15:38 PM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: BenLurkin

Have you seen her sister?


11 posted on 09/26/2013 5:19:17 PM PDT by Excellence (All your database are belong to us.)
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To: VanDeKoik

I’ve watched the first two episodes and really like it. I take it for what it is... Entertainment.


12 posted on 09/26/2013 5:23:07 PM PDT by Mathews (Ecclesiastes 10:2 (NIV), Luke 22:36 (NIV))
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To: xrmusn
I got half way through #3 and gave up on it....

Episode 2 came out only this week Monday. Where did you see #3 already?

13 posted on 09/26/2013 5:23:22 PM PDT by kevao (Biblical Jesus: Give your money to the poor. Socialist Jesus: Give your neighbor's money to the poor)
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To: EveningStar

Nope, jumped the shark in the first episode.


14 posted on 09/26/2013 5:24:15 PM PDT by higgmeister ( In the Shadow of The Big Chicken!)
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To: EveningStar

The pilot should have been movie length. There was too much crammed in. But it starts getting unpacked in episode two. Ichabod is great as a fish out of water character.


15 posted on 09/26/2013 5:27:10 PM PDT by Excellence (All your database are belong to us.)
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To: EveningStar

Saw the first 2 episodes. Not bad at all. IMHO it will be one of those shows that becomes a cult hit.


16 posted on 09/26/2013 5:29:37 PM PDT by RedStateGuyTrappedinCT
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To: EveningStar
I have just caught the first episode on their website. It's fun, but terms like, "what the hell", "defected" and "triage" weren't in use then. I wish the producers would pay someone like me to vet their dialogue. The tack and saddle on the horse was incorrect also.

I'm off to watch the second episode.

17 posted on 09/26/2013 5:46:00 PM PDT by Publius (To love another person is to see the face of God.)
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To: EveningStar
Maybe I'll give it another chance.

I saw five minutes and thought, "Not the whole vampire/zombie/supernatural thing again."

18 posted on 09/26/2013 5:47:19 PM PDT by x
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To: EveningStar

I got through about 15 minutes of the pilot and decided I could find a better way to waste my time.


19 posted on 09/26/2013 6:51:35 PM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: kevao

Episode 2 came out only this week Monday.
= = = = = = = = = = =
I am not going to ‘argue’ with you <:
but,
I just checked and #4 is sked for Mon 9/30....

OR

Maybe it was so ‘boring’ to me that I thought I had sat through 2 when it was only 1???


20 posted on 09/26/2013 7:14:20 PM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 --Egoist:A person of low taste, more interested in himself than me. (Ambrose Bierce))
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To: EveningStar

Well, you have to remember that the Pilot is just really a setup, to get you to come back again.

I kinda liked it, and will continue to watch, just to see if they hold true to the plot they’ve put forth.


21 posted on 09/26/2013 8:43:46 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: EveningStar

Love it as pure fun, and of course for the gorgeous Crane!


22 posted on 09/26/2013 10:53:46 PM PDT by jodyel
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To: jodyel; EveningStar
Love it as pure fun, and of course for the gorgeous Crane!

Yep, some cranes are gorgeous!


23 posted on 09/26/2013 11:00:34 PM PDT by WVKayaker ("The only place that the left hasn't placed the blame is on their agenda..." -Sarah Palin)
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To: WVKayaker

Those are really pretty!

Thanks!


24 posted on 09/26/2013 11:48:05 PM PDT by jodyel
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To: EveningStar

My thoughts on the show so far.

I hope they bring in a dialog coach that is familiar with late 18th century jargon. It’s going to be tough, but they are going to have to vet Ichabod’s speech a little more.

The one thing that keeps bugging me is how he keeps saying he’s been asleep for 250 years. The revolution started 237 years ago so he can only have been asleep for less than 237 years. C’mon guys, simple math here. That one should not be slipping by the producers and writers.

Loved when he threw away the pistol after one shot. Good one!!

Loved when he railed against the sales tax. The colonist were rebelling after a 2% tax!!!

Seems like the headless horseman had no problems figuring out the modern day shotgun. It seemed to grow on him!!!


25 posted on 09/27/2013 5:51:54 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: Valpal1

I was especially delighted with Ichabod Crane’s outrage over a 10% tax on his first fast food meal.


And the fact that a bag of donuts cost over $4....

It’s quirky, but entertaining , if you don’t take it too seriously....


26 posted on 09/27/2013 5:54:36 AM PDT by patriotspride
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