'NCIS': Pauley Perrette calls Abby 'iconic,' teases what viewers can expect this season



The always lively Pauley Perrette is in the midst of her ninth season playing Abby Sciuto on the top-rated series " NCIS." Her Goth lab tech character has become so high profile that's she ranked the most popular prime-time actor as determined by Marketing Evaluations and their Q rating.

The actress sat down with Zap2it to discuss her rabid fan base, what viewers can expect for the rest of the season and her thoughts on playing Abby. Here are a few highlights:

- "I'm the hugest Abby fan...I want to be her when I grow up," Perrette says. She adds that Abby has become "one of those iconic television characters that will be remembered on TV forever."

- Perrette says that viewers can expect a further look into her back story and family over the course of the season. She also says that Robert Wagner makes a return as Anthony DiNozzo Sr.

- "I have the best job in the world, but it's a difficult job," she says. "I put a lot of time into making sure I get everything right."
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