It's summer vacation -- the weather's great, and all the kids are having fun outside. So where's Greg Heffley? Inside his house, playing video games with the shades drawn.
Greg, a self-confessed "indoor person," is living out his ultimate summer fantasy: no responsibilities and no rules.... read more
The summer that Greg is going to have will be his worst summer ever beginning with him and his best friend Rowley Jefferson going to his country club after school closes for the summer, but Greg is kicked out, because he complained of even the smallest predicaments. Then the beach trip that he... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
The summer that Greg is going to have will be his worst summer ever beginning with him and his best friend Rowley Jefferson going to his country club after school closes for the summer, but Greg is kicked out, because he complained of even the smallest predicaments. Then the beach trip that he was looking forward to is canceled because the Heffleys don't ....have any money; the Heffleys resort to going to the town pool, which Greg dislikes because of its open showers showing large, hairy men. Later, Greg and Rowley have a sleepover together, and watch a horror movie, called Hello, You're Dead, taken from Rodrick's room. After the movie, Greg and Rowley soon became paranoid on account of a muddy hand that might strangle them, since the hand came right toward the screen before the end. They also hide in the shower all night and Greg's father finds them in the bathroom in the morning. Soon, Susan starts a reading club called "Reading is Fun" in which Greg is the only participant after two days, because she found out about Greg watching the horror movie. The reading program, however, is put to a stop when Mr. Jefferson arrives with a huge bill that Greg and Rowley spent on fruit smoothies at the country club, and he forces Greg and Rowley to pay it off. Greg and Rowley decide to do a lawn care service called the "V.I.P. lawn care service" to pay the debt, but they can only make after Mr. Jefferson told them they cannot use his computer. Their first customer is Mrs. Canfield, who lives on Greg's grandmother's street. Unfortunately, the job ended as a fiasco when the boys have never used a lawn mower before. When Greg tells Rowley he has to do most of the work while Greg holds the money, that made Rowley angry and he quits. Greg mows Mrs. Canfield's lawn by himself, but she refuses to pay him because he didn't mow all of her lawn. Greg's birthday then comes, but he wants money . Greg and his mom ran into the Jeffersons in the supermarket and they said they were going to the beach and Greg came with them. Greg is kicked out when he snapped a rubber band at Rowley's arm..
“The V.I.P Lawn Service has a strict policy when it comes to dog poop, which is that we won't go anywhere near it. So from that point on, whenever I saw something that looked suspicious, I would mow a ten-foot circle around it just to be safe”Greg
“Mama, I'm peeing!”Random kid in pool
“Mama, Bubby threw a wock at the window.”Manny
“I'm starting to think maybe Fregley's a little dangerous,but luckily he doesn't really leave his front yard during the summer. I think his parents must have an electrical fence or something.”Greg
“It'sa me Mario!”Mario
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