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Brian Bonsall's latest mug shot gets a thumbs-down from TMZ

Former Family Ties cast member Brian Bonsall's latest arrest

would have made news even if he hadn't claimed that the marijuana in his system during a positive drug test had been used for medicinal purposes (despite the fact that he doesn't haven't the required license). After all, his last booking photo was such a brilliant image that we immediately inducted Bonsall into our

Busted Former Child Star Mug Shot Hall of Fame

. But the most recent image is considerably more sedate, not to mention piercings-free -- which explains why TMZ's headline for its post on the bust reads, "

Family Ties Kid -- New Mug Shot Lacks Luster.

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Guess he'll have to try harder next time. And odds are good there will be a next time.

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