Cherokee Trail, The (television) Television show; aired on November 28, 1981. Directed by Kieth Merrill. The pilot for a series, later reworked as Five Mile Creek on The Disney Channel. A plucky woman and her daughter run a way station on a stagecoach line, to the great displeasure of the former manager who plots to drive them off. From the story by Louis L’Amour. Stars Cindy Pickett, Mary Larkin, Timothy Scott, David Hayward, Victor French, Richard Farnsworth, Tommy Petersen.