Rudolph was tricked into giving money to a thief. Since Rudolph is a literary representation of a young child, in the above scene he displayed the same gullibility as a young child. He lied only to save his friends, Frosty and family, from melting. In other words, Rudolph only lied to help his friends. While that's not a decision that most people would make in real life, it's easy to see why Rudolph did so. Parents will want to explain this to younger children. And the truth is eventually revealed, with Rudolph's friendships restored. Don't Let the Parade Pass You By is a memorable song. What's more, Frosty has learned how to count! Don't let this special pass you by!