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* UnderageCasting: The thirty-seven-year-old Robert Wilson is played by 32-year-old William Shatner.



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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/RichardMatheson, who wrote both this and Creator/WilliamShatner's other episode, "[[Recap/TheTwilightZoneS2E43NickOfTime Nick Of Time]]", sought his co-star Patricia Breslin to reappear as his wife in this one as well, but she was unavailable.


** Well fancy that, someone with a gun on an airplane, in plain sight. Needless to say this episode [[TheWarOnTerror wouldn't really work nowadays]].

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** Well fancy that, someone with a gun on an airplane, in plain sight. Needless to say this episode [[TheWarOnTerror [[UsefulNotes/TheWarOnTerror wouldn't really work nowadays]].

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* UncreditedRole: Nick Cravat is uncredited as the gremlin.


* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Creator/WilliamShatner, of course.
** The flight engineer is played by character actor Edward Kemmer of ''Series/{{Space Patrol|US}}'' fame. Kemmer also had recurring roles on several {{Soap Opera}}s.
** Writer Creator/RichardMatheson and director Creator/RichardDonner both have Wiki/TVTropes entries.


** The flight engineer is played by character actor Edward Kemmer of ''Series/SpacePatrol'' fame. Kemmer also had recurring roles on several {{Soap Opera}}s.

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** The flight engineer is played by character actor Edward Kemmer of ''Series/SpacePatrol'' ''Series/{{Space Patrol|US}}'' fame. Kemmer also had recurring roles on several {{Soap Opera}}s.



* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: Well fancy that, someone with a gun on an airplane, in plain sight. Needless to say this episode [[TheWarOnTerror wouldn't really work nowadays]].

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Well fancy that, someone with a gun on an airplane, in plain sight. Needless to say this episode [[TheWarOnTerror wouldn't really work nowadays]].


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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Creator/WilliamShatner, of course.
** The flight engineer is played by character actor Edward Kemmer of ''Series/SpacePatrol'' fame. Kemmer also had recurring roles on several {{Soap Opera}}s.
** Writer Creator/RichardMatheson and director Creator/RichardDonner both have Wiki/TVTropes entries.
* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: Well fancy that, someone with a gun on an airplane, in plain sight. Needless to say this episode [[TheWarOnTerror wouldn't really work nowadays]].
** When Bob takes out a cigarette, his wife tells him to put it away... The plane hasn't taken off yet, after all.
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