The unusual decision to make Pascal and Maximus non-speaking characters with Welker providing them with realistic sound effects was inspired by the performances of silent film actors Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton.
It was then that the young Rapunzel used the light-based, healing magic of her blond hair to return him to life.
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According to Greno and Howard, the decision to make Pascal and Maximus non-speaking characters has been appreciated by both critics and audiences alike,   explaining, "We've gotten so many compliments about him and Pascal
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Pascal and Maximus
Retrieved September 29, Fortunately, his time with Rapunzel had made him brave, and he fends off the snake until Rapunzel arrives. Pascal is now living in the Castle of Corona with his longtime best friend and her boyfriend, Eugene. Pascal and Maximus have garnered widespread universal acclaim from film critics, who greeted both characters with nearly equal praise but generally reviewed Maximus more enthusiastically. Retrieved December 8, Retrieved September 28, Additionally, several film critics preferred Pascal and Maximus to the film's couple.