The two series that make up the Teen Mom franchise are unique among reality shows, in that the principal cast members spend very little time in one another's presence.
As such, fans usually have to wait until the annual reunion episodes to see the moms lock horns with their rivals.
But not this year.
No, last night's episode of Teen Mom 2 cut right to the chase, focusing on some backstage drama that took place at the filming of last season's reunion show.
Not surprisingly, the ongoing feud between Kailyn Lowry and Briana DeJesus came to a head in a major way, and fans were treated to sort of high drama that usually only comes after the finale.
Here's a recap of the fireworks that took went off in the hair and makeup room...
Briana v. Kailyn
Briana and Kailyn have never gotten along, but based on what we saw last night, their feud has only deteriorated in recent months.
The reunion couldn't have come at a more contentious time, as Briana had recently taken a controversial trip to Florida with Javi, his son, and his stepson.
Kail was understandably upset that Javi didn't inform her prior to the trip that he would be sharing a hotel room with Briana while on vacation with her two sons.
A Messy Situation
“Could you imagine someone you work with is dating your ex-husband? It’s weird,” Kailyn remarked to her friend. “It’s messy. I don’t think she’s a good person.”
DeJesus In Denial?
For her part, Briana didn't see any need for drama, remarking, “I want us to all get along and have a good time.”
We suppose Briana's optimism was refreshing, if a tad naive. Not surprisingly, the stuff hit the fan the moment Kail and Bri laid eyes on one another ...