publication date: Friday, November 15, 2019 (part of Fall 2019)

category: Television

clue: For an actress playing a goth, she brought a lot of color to a long-running law enforcement procedural.

explanation: Perrette played the distinctive, scene-stealing Abby Sciuto for fifteen years on NCIS. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, and Erik Bates


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