Spanky was an innocent cow, bought by Crotch Guzzler when he built his new home. He is friends with the chicken next to him, even though she kept touching him inappropriately. It is suggested the two may have been in some kind of relationship after the death of the other chickens.
Spanky helps hide Hroar's body from Ysolda, however gets in the way when Crotch tries to retrieve his body. Crotch struggling to get his son out from underneath the cow, quickly grows impatient blasts him with the Unrelenting Force Shout, and said that he didn't want to hurt Spanky. Shadowmere then starts attacking. Crotch tried to stop Shadowmere, but he failed Spanky died.
Spanky was used to hide Hroar, when Crotch Guzzler|Crotch accidentally shouted him off the roof they were repairing. However, when Crotch tried to retrieve Hroar, Spanky was in the way, causing him to have to kill the cow.
He reappeared at the College of Winterhold as a dead corpse among all the other innocents, which the crazy wizard killed. Crotch apologized to all of the corpses, Spanky being one of them, and then tried to kill himself. He regretted that he had killed an innocent cow, which had only helped him hide his son.
Later in the episode, To Kill a Dragonborn, Spanky's corpse is seen at the College of Winterhold shortly before Crotch's attempted suicide. S'oggy notices Spanky's corpse and wonders why Crotch would ever do such a thing as killing an innocent cow, calling him crazy.