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First Details on FOX’s Bones/Sleepy Hollow Crossover

By on August 6, 2015

Brennan (Emily Dechanel, L) and Booth (David Boreanaz, C) | Co. Cr: Jennifer Clasen/FOX

We’ve got some fresh details to share with you on that Bones and Sleepy Hollow crossover event that FOX has planned this Fall.

The Network put out the following press statement during the Television Critics Association summer press tour in Beverly Hills this week (and sent us a personal copy).

THE WORLDS OF THE DEAD AND THE UNDEAD COLLIDE IN A “BONES” AND “SLEEPY HOLLOW” CROSSOVER EVENT THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, ON FOX

Just in time for Halloween, the scientific world of BONES meets the supernatural world of SLEEPY HOLLOW in a crossover event to thrill the living, the dead and everything in between, airing Thursday, Oct. 29. On BONES (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), the grisly discovery of human remains lead Brennan (Emily Deschanel) and Booth (David Boreanaz) on a hunt for clues, during which they encounter Ichabod Crane (Tom Mison) and Abbie Mills (Nicole Beharie), searching for answers of their own.

Realizing that they are after the same evidence, they team up to solve the mystery. Then, immediately following on SLEEPY HOLLOW (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), the intrigue continues as Ichabod’s old nemesis is back from the dead. Ichabod and Abbie need advanced forensic help and expertise to stop him and turn to Brennan and Booth to unlock 18th century secrets using 21st century science.

“When the idea came about to create this crossover event for fans, our writers’ room was immediately energized,” said Clifton Campbell, executive producer and showrunner of SLEEPY HOLLOW. “The creative freedom to merge these two worlds which, at face value, seem so different; but at their core have such striking similarities – mystery, intrigue and methodical deduction, wrapped up in such strong character partnerships – was a challenge that we all welcomed, and we believe that fans of both series will be very satisfied by the result. It was a terrific collaborative experience across the board and we are eager to see the fan reaction to Ichabod and Abbie working alongside Brennan and Booth.”

“The BONES/SLEEPY HOLLOW crossover is like a great episode of THE X-FILES, where the BONES hour is the Scully, logic-based perspective and the SLEEPY HOLLOW hour is more Fox Mulder-esque,” said Michael Peterson, executive producer of BONES. “Put them together, and it’s going to be a great two-hour event that fans of both programs are going to love.”

Fans can look forward to the crossover on October 29 2015.

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