1. Audience members find their seat and the "movie" begins with a short title sequence and introduction.
2. A series of three questions are asked -- each is shown on screen and read aloud by the digital voiced narrator. The audience answers the questions as a group by applauding. (The answers to these questions changes the story that will follow.)
3. The history lesson begins with a 6 minute section of the movie covering the years 1000-1750.
4. Three more questions are asked to the audience. (These answers also influence the outcome of the history in-progress.)
5. the history lesson continues with a 6 minute section that covers the years 1750-1950.
6. The final three questions are asked to the audience (also influencing the remaining story)
7. The final 6 minute history lesson covering the years 1950-2000.
8. Ending credits.
9. Often a discussion period with audiences and members of the Terminal Time team for 30 minutes.