Keen viewers of “NCIS” know that the hit CBS drama has more to offer than just intriguing mysteries, likeable characters, and a healthy dose of military jargon. It’s also got its own sense of fashion, courtesy of costume supervisor Rachel Good.
In this behind-the-scenes video, shot in the show’s wardrobe department, Good breaks down some of the signature looks seen on Abby, Ziva, and DiNozzo. But best of all, she's joined by fan favorite Pauley Perrette, who rummages through "Abby's closet" and explains how her own tastes influence her character's eye-catching ensembles.
So, if you've ever wondered why Abby wears so many outfits with owls on them, or why Ziva stopped sporting skirts and heels, we’ve got your answers right here:
As educational as that video was, we thirsted for even more sartorial insight, so we reached out to CBS and secured these exclusive outtakes as part of “NCIS” Week on Yahoo! TV. Learn more about how Abby’s style evolved from all-black goth geek to colorful anime character, and what makes a perfect outfit for Ziva: