Continuity mistake: In the flashback to the death of the headless horseman, when the horseman's steed gets shot and falls to the ground, the blood and the wound are on the right side of the horse...later in the scene when the horse is seen again, the wound is on the left side of the horse. (00:16:45)
A police constable called Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to find a murderer who has already beheaded three people. He learns that a headless ghost is comitting the murders, but he has to find out who is telling the ghost to do it. On the way, he meets a beautiful girl whose boyfriend is conveniently killed, and Ichabod subsequently falls in love.
Trivia: Numerous references to other Tim Burton films: a) The dress Katrina Anne Van Tassel wears at the end is similar to Beetlejuice's outfit. b) Crane has various sharp scissor-like tools, which is a reference to Johnny Depp's early film "Edward Scissorhands" (1989). c) The scarecrow at the beginning looks exactly like Jack from "The Nightmare Before Christmas" (1994). d) The covered bridge is a lot like the bridge in "Beetlejuice."
Question: Why was The Headless Horseman ordered to kill the Killian family including their incredibly young son?
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