An episode of The Twilight Zone, aired October 11, 1963. Episode #123, titled "Nightmare at 20,000 feet".
In this episode, William Shatner plays the role of a salesman who has just recently recovered from a nerveous breakdown. He is sent home by the doctor - by airplane. His wife tries to keep him calm during the flight. Once up in the air, he spots a creature on the wing of his plane - a gremlin. However, when he attempts to alert any other of this danger, the gremlin is gone. This is when the nightmare begins. He stands alone to prevent the gremlin from tearing apart the engine on the wing. His wife and the crew goes together in trying to make him doze off, thinking he is having a new nervous breakdown. He has entered the Twilight Zone.