Morse code was a method of transmitting messages as a series of on-off tones. An S.O.S. was a radio transmitted distress signal, which is tapped out in morse code.

Marvin once suggested that the Krim family may use their abilities to make an object tap out a message in code.[1]

While Colonel Wilcox was monitoring Doctor Hiram Gulliver's microwave miniaturization beams using a frequency filter, he realized there was another message coming through the signal, and even his best decoders couldn't determine what it was, they only knew that it wasn't Morse code.[2]


  1. As seen in The Balloon People.
  2. As seen in Gulliver's Gigantic Goof (1973).

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