TIME LINE: Terminator 1, 2, 3, and the Terminator Sarah Connor Chronicles
If you are new to the whole Terminator thing or if you watch it and your a little bit confused as to what does Terminator 3 Rise of the Machines has to do with the series, then have no fear take a look at the diagram below and it will reveal all.
As you can see the Terminator: Rise of the Machines has nothing to do you the new Terminator Movie and the Terminator Sarah Connor Chronicles. This was the case, because it was a different time paradox all together. The Terminator Sarah Connor Chronicles as you can see shows the stories between Terminator 2 Judgment day and the new trilogy Terminator Salvation.
NOTE THAT THERE ARE MANY SCENARIO ENDINGS TO THE TERMINATOR AS THE BELOW SHOWS BUT THE SIMPLE TIME LINE BELOW REMAINS THE SAME
The following detailed time lines and events were derived from many sources including those depicted in theTerminator movies, official Terminator games, approved amusement theme parks and their respective events, and various Internet sites. These scenarios are not endorsed nor are they approved by anyone associated with the Terminator franchise including James Cameron, Warner Bros, FOX, or Halcyon. These dates and events are presented here in this format for entertainment purposes only.
There are seven known Terminator time lines based on the T1, T2, and T3 movies, plus the TV show "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. Of the seven (7), five (5) end in Skynet's destruction, one (1) ends in mankind's destruction, and one (1) ends with an indeterminate conclusion. I will post the remaining time lines over the next week.