Oh, Sleepy Hollow didn't learn anything from anyone, JMO, including the writer's room götterdämmerung of season 2.
My UO on Marlowe is that his skill is selling high-concept ideas to studios and not writing or characters or plot. I think it's not a coincidence that everything started going to hell in season 3 after René Echevarria left.
Echevarria was responsible for ST:DS9, a show which had a ton of completed ships between competent, powerful adults who respected each other. Marlowe's output is Die Hard on a plane and two movies where a woman being threatened with rape was just part