True, garage door openers usually are small things that will fit on a key chain. In addition, they might have only two buttons. They are not easily confused with the remote control for a television. This, children, is called “artistic license.” It might also be that the middle-aged cartoonist had never had a garage door and did not know even how the remote-control would look. An artistic license is a good thing to have.
I believe I have posted every week day since Christmas Eve, and now I’ve posted on Saturday; arloandjanis.com: the excitement never stops.