The Costumes Aren’t the Only Thing Zipped Shut
Being a character performer means becoming one with the costume. Just because it’s break time doesn’t mean you get to break character in view of guests. It’s a rule that all of the character performers have to follow, but those who are fully costumed have an extra golden rule to follow.
Although there have been special events with talking Mickeys, generally, they are never to speak. Goofy and Mickey have a laugh you could recognize from a mile away, but you’re unlikely to hear them coming from the costumes. We promise they weren’t giving you the silent treatment when you tried to weasel Prince Charming’s real name out of them; they were just following the rules.