I remember an episode of a TV show that probably aired in the fifties or sixties. The show was about a man on an airplane that kept seeing some kind of monster on the wing of the craft, and he tried to tell the other passengers about it but they all thought he was crazy. In the end we see that he was not actually crazy and the creature was breaking stuff on the plane trying to make it crash.

Anyone got any ideas about this?

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    Welcome to Science Fiction and Fantasy! This seems like quite a simple question that might be found by some quick internet searching; how much did you look into this before posting? – AncientSwordRage Jun 17 '13 at 22:36
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    Not helpful , by asking the question the o.p has learned about it being remade and now so have i ! – howler Jul 9 '13 at 15:37

This is the classic Twilight Zone episode "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet" starring a pre-Star-Trek William Shatner and written by noted SF/horror writer Richard Matheson.

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    They also remade this episode in the Twilight Zone Movie (1983), starring a young(er) John Lithgow. – BlueRaja - Danny Pflughoeft Jun 18 '13 at 7:36
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    There is also a well-known parody of this in The Simpsons, called "Terror at 5 1/2 Feet". – DisgruntledGoat Jun 18 '13 at 11:01
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    On top of that, there's a further mini-parody of it in one of the Futurama scary door segments. – Dolondro Jun 24 '13 at 16:46
  • Want to see something /really/ scary..? (God, I hated that scarecrow thing...) – Rob Dec 16 '13 at 14:51

Maybe you are confused with Fallin' Hare, a Bugs Bunny cartoon?

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