On the second episode of 'Dollhouse', Matt "The Middleman" Keeslar guest-starred as a client who contracted the services of Echo to be implanted with the memories and personality quirks necessary to make her a girl-friend who enjoyed extreme outdoor activities like white-water rafting, cliff-climbing, and hot sex in a tent.
It turned out that he conned the "Dollhouse" into thinking his identity was that of Richard Connell. But whoever he was, his only purpose in getting Echo into the deep woods was so that he could track her, hunt her down and kill her. It was all very reminiscent of a very famous short story that has served as the inspiration for several movies and episodes of other TV shows - including 'Get Smart' and 'Gilligan's Island'.
And do you know who wrote that short story? His name was Richard Connell.......
Oh, by the way... absolutely NO connection to 'The Middleman' just because Keeslar played Connell.