Good. Because when EW spoke to Sleepy Hollow showrunner Mark Goffman a few weeks ago, we also had a chance to chat about the biggest moments in tonight’s midseason finale—namely, the untimely death of you-know-who (R.I.P.!) and that game-changing final twist. Read on see what Goffman has to say about the episode—and what we can expect from Sleepy when it returns in 2015.
First things first: Why did you decide to kill Irving? Certainly it was tough decision, and incredibly emotional. For us, it was about what’s best for the storytelling on the show, and giving a great trajectory for his character. We felt like it was a really good ending to that part of his story.