We all have grown up with Yoda in TESB and ROTJ. We love him for who we remember from the Classic Trilogy, and that memory is what makes us love him in the PT. Whenever he speaks to Obi-wan or Anakin, when he battles Dooku and the Emperor, or when he assists Chewbacca in a giant wookie battle. We watch him in the PT and love him for who he was in the CT. So here's the question: If you hadn't seen the CT, and watched the PT first, would you still like Yoda? Sure he was terrible in TPM, but I felt like he got better in AOTC and a million times greater in ROTS. So if you started with Episode 1, would you still enjoy Yoda throughout the first 3 films? If so, would you like him as much as you did after seeing the CT?