Originally Posted by DaneMcCloud
"A cute muppet" would have been those idiots in Return of the Muppets (ROTJ).
If you're not convinced, go to the library and check out The Making of Star Wars: The Definitive Story Behind the Original Film.
It's very interesting and details character evolution before and during the movie making process.
No, Yoda was a cute muppet during that scene. He got darker of course.
I think the young people enjoy it when I "get down," verbally, don't you?