Look closely at this photo. Can you recognize the adorable little moppet who joined the Family Ties cast in the series' waning days in a desperate effort to up the show's cuteness factor?
He's still in there, but he's hiding. Because he's afraid.
Yep, Brian Bonsall is all grown up -- and there's a good chance he'll do some grown-up jail time for allegedly smacking a pal in the face with a stool back in 2007. Boulder authorities busted him this weekend, prompting the photo above -- an excellent image that guarantees his entry into the Busted Former Child Star Mug Shot Hall of Fame.
Page through below to eyeball arrest photos of ten other inductees in this august body, shown in alphabetical order. Some of them went on to bigger things, while many of them didn't. But there's no denying that they've seldom looked better.
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