What I like about the aluminum and steel hooks is that they do not bend. My thoughts are if the plastic hooks have any flexibility, it may make a difference in how I crochet. Flexible plastic will slow me down and affect the consistency of my stitches. If the plastic hook is solid, then it should not make much of a difference. I will use non-flexible hard plastic hooks from time to time.
I have never used a bamboo or wooden hooks to complete a full project. The video tutorial with novelty yarn is the only experience I have had with a wooden hook. It is not enough for me to form an opinion one way or the other.
Please share your experiences and likes or dislikes about crochet hooks you have tried in the past.