Opinions on Pauley Perrette's character, Abby Sciuto, on NCIS vary among loyal fans of the show. Some fans prefer the earlier version of Abby from Season 1, finding her more professional and having a deeper husky voice. They feel that as the show progressed, Abby's appearance, voice, and behavior changed, becoming more high-pitched, childish, and "cute" rather than maintaining her original gothic style. Many fans agree that they liked the season 1 Abby better and felt disappointed with the direction her character took in later seasons. Some fans even shared anecdotes about their late spouses not liking the transformed Abby either. Overall, there is a consensus among these Reddit users that Abby's character had great potential but underwent changes that didn't resonate well with some fans.