Life was better in the old days. Or was it? That's the question Greg Heffley is asking himself as his town voluntarily unplugs and goes electronics-free. But modern life has its conveniences, and Greg isn't cut out for an old-fashioned world. With tension building inside and outside the Heffley home, will Gred find a way to survive? Or is going ''old school'' just too hard for a kids like Greg?